Neponset, California

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Unincorporated community
Neponset is located in California
Neponset is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°43′43″N 121°47′04″W / 36.72861°N 121.78444°W / 36.72861; -121.78444Coordinates: 36°43′43″N 121°47′04″W / 36.72861°N 121.78444°W / 36.72861; -121.78444
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation[1] 23 ft (7 m)

Neponset (until 1900, Martin Station)[2] is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad and California State Route 1 between Marina and Castroville, and 8.5 miles (14 km) west-northwest of Salinas,[2] at an elevation of 23 feet (7 m).[1]

The town is named after Neponset, Massachusetts.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Neponset, 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.