Nicks Cove, California

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Nicks Cove
Unincorporated community
Nicks Cove is located in California
Nicks Cove
Nicks Cove
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°11′59″N 122°55′16″W / 38.19972°N 122.92111°W / 38.19972; -122.92111Coordinates: 38°11′59″N 122°55′16″W / 38.19972°N 122.92111°W / 38.19972; -122.92111
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation[1] 7 ft (2 m)

Nicks Cove (formerly, Nick's Cove) is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located on the northeast shore of Tomales Bay 3.25 miles (5.2 km) south-southwest of Tomales,[2] at an elevation of 7 feet (2 m).[1]

The name honors Nick Kojich who in 1931 opened a seafood restaurant near the place.[2]


Nick's Cove was featured in the 2001 film Bandits (with Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, and Cate Blanchett).


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nicks Cove, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 672. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.