New Jerusalem, San Joaquin County, California

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New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem is located in California
New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem
Location in California
New Jerusalem is located in the United States
New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem
New Jerusalem (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°40′44″N 121°18′02″W / 37.67889°N 121.30056°W / 37.67889; -121.30056
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountySan Joaquin County
Elevation59 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Jerusalem, San Joaquin County, California
  2. ^ "History of NJESD". New Jerusalem Elementary School District. Retrieved 2016-09-17.

External links[edit]

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