New Jerusalem, San Joaquin County, California

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New Jerusalem
Unincorporated community
New Jerusalem is located in California
New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem is located in the US
New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°40′44″N 121°18′02″W / 37.67889°N 121.30056°W / 37.67889; -121.30056
Country United States
State California
County San Joaquin County
Elevation[1] 59 ft (18 m)

New Jerusalem is an unincorporated community in San Joaquin County, California. It is located 8 miles (13 km) southeast of Tracy, at an elevation of 59 feet (18 m), and hosts the New Jerusalem Airport.

History[edit]

New Jerusalem takes its name from New Jerusalem School, founded in 1874. Local pioneer Henry Ebe, whose family were Dunkard Brethren, donated the land for the school, stipulating that it take that name.[2]

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Coordinates: 37°40′44″N 121°18′02″W / 37.67889°N 121.30056°W / 37.67889; -121.30056