Remnoy, California

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Remnoy
Remnoy is located in California
Remnoy
Remnoy
Location in California
Remnoy is located in the United States
Remnoy
Remnoy
Remnoy (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°20′23″N 119°33′15″W / 36.33972°N 119.55417°W / 36.33972; -119.55417Coordinates: 36°20′23″N 119°33′15″W / 36.33972°N 119.55417°W / 36.33972; -119.55417
Country United States
State California
County Kings
Elevation79 m (259 ft)

Remnoy is an unincorporated community in Kings County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5 miles (8 km) east of Hanford,[2] at an elevation of 259 feet (79 m).[1] Named after Remnoy W. Bianchi, a retired railroad employee who founded and ran a juke joint and alleged brothel with Madam Kris Grey of Armona. The juke joint, frequented by cut-throats, liars and horse thieves, was burned to the ground in a mysterious fire one foggy morning in December 1903.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Remnoy, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1096. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.