Navelencia, California

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Coordinates: 36°41′00″N 119°23′08″W / 36.68333°N 119.38556°W / 36.68333; -119.38556

Navelencia
Navelencia is located in California
Navelencia
Navelencia
Location in California
Navelencia is located in the United States
Navelencia
Navelencia
Navelencia (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°41′00″N 119°23′08″W / 36.68333°N 119.38556°W / 36.68333; -119.38556
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyFresno County
Elevation420 ft (128 m)

Navelencia is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California, United States.[1] It is located 7 miles (11 km) east-southeast of Centerville,[2] at an elevation of 420 feet (128 m).[1] The farmland surrounding Navelencia supports orchards of oranges and other citrus trees.[2] The township's name is a portmanteau of two varieties of oranges: navel and valencia.[2] This orange-themed naming is shared with the neighboring city, Orange Cove.

A post office operated at Navelencia from 1915 to 1931.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Navelencia, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1080. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.