Oleander, California

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Coordinates: 36°38′04″N 119°45′18″W / 36.63444°N 119.75500°W / 36.63444; -119.75500

Unincorporated community
Oleander is located in California
Location in California
Oleander is located in the US
Oleander (the US)
Coordinates: 36°38′04″N 119°45′18″W / 36.63444°N 119.75500°W / 36.63444; -119.75500
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 285 ft (87 m)

Oleander is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 9 miles (14 km) south-southeast of downtown Fresno,[2] at an elevation of 285 feet (87 m).[1]

A post office operated at Oleander from 1881 to 1935, moving in 1899.[2] The name honors its first postmaster, William Oleander Johnson.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oleander, 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. 1085. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.