Natividad, California

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Natividad is located in California
Location in California
Natividad is located in the United States
Natividad (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°43′58″N 121°35′48″W / 36.73278°N 121.59667°W / 36.73278; -121.59667Coordinates: 36°43′58″N 121°35′48″W / 36.73278°N 121.59667°W / 36.73278; -121.59667
CountryUnited States
CountyMonterey County
Elevation164 ft (50 m)

Natividad is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located 5 miles (8 km) northeast of Salinas,[2] at an elevation of 164 feet (50 m).[1]

A post office operated at Natividad from 1855 to 1908.[2] Natividad was a bustling station for stage coaches in the 1850s until traffic was re-routed through Salinas.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Natividad, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 929. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.