Point Reyes (former settlement), California

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Point Reyes
Former settlement
Point Reyes is located in California
Point Reyes
Point Reyes
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°05′11″N 122°57′14″W / 38.08639°N 122.95389°W / 38.08639; -122.95389Coordinates: 38°05′11″N 122°57′14″W / 38.08639°N 122.95389°W / 38.08639; -122.95389
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation[1] 79 ft (24 m)

Point Reyes is a former settlement in Marin County, California.[1] It was located 7.25 miles (12 km) north-northeast of Point Reyes Lighthouse,[2] (9 miles (14 km) along Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, 6.5 miles (10 km) from Inverness, California) at an elevation of 79 feet (24 m).[1] Point Reyes still appeared on maps as of 1947.[1]

A post office operated at Point Reyes from 1891 to 1942, moving in 1919.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Point Reyes (former settlement), 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. 683. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.