Ornbaun, California

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Ornbaun is a former settlement in Mendocino County, California.[1] It was located on Rancheria Creek just east of Ornbaun Valley.[1]

The Ornbaun post office opened in 1897, moved in 1907 and again in 1908, and closed in 1926.[1] The name honors John S. Ornbaun, an early settler and rancher.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 117. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.