Oro Loma, California

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Coordinates: 36°53′27″N 120°41′26″W / 36.89083°N 120.69056°W / 36.89083; -120.69056

Oro Loma
Oro Loma is located in California
Oro Loma
Oro Loma
Location in California
Oro Loma is located in the United States
Oro Loma
Oro Loma
Oro Loma (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°53′27″N 120°41′26″W / 36.89083°N 120.69056°W / 36.89083; -120.69056
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyFresno County
Elevation174 ft (53 m)

Oro Loma is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 13 miles (21 km) west of Firebaugh,[2] at an elevation of 174 feet (53 m).[1]

A post office operated at Oro Loma from 1914 to 1929.[2] A public elementary and middle school that operated in Oro Loma at 5609 Russell Avenue was finally closed in 2010; students from the area now attend schools in Dos Palos, California, as part of the Dos Palos Oro Loma Joint Unified School District.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oro Loma, 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. 1084. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Vikaas Shanker (2017 Mar 13) "No bids lead to slashed price for closed Oro Loma school property." Los Banos Enterprise. https://www.losbanosenterprise.com/news/local/education/article136351288.html