Omira, California

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Omira
Unincorporated community
Omira is located in California
Omira
Omira
Omira is located in the US
Omira
Omira
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°58′01″N 120°04′39″W / 39.96694°N 120.07750°W / 39.96694; -120.07750Coordinates: 39°58′01″N 120°04′39″W / 39.96694°N 120.07750°W / 39.96694; -120.07750
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation[1] 4,347 ft (1,325 m)

Omira is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located on the Western Pacific Railroad 2.25 miles (3.6 km) west-northwest of Constantia,[2] at an elevation of 4347 feet (1325 m).[1]

A post office operated at Omira from 1910 to 1911 and from 1915 to 1918.[2] The town was named by railroad officials for a woman who promised to build a church there if the town were named for her.[2]

References[edit]

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