Rheem, California

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Unincorporated community
Rheem is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°51′39″N 122°07′38″W / 37.86083°N 122.12722°W / 37.86083; -122.12722Coordinates: 37°51′39″N 122°07′38″W / 37.86083°N 122.12722°W / 37.86083; -122.12722[1]
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 587 ft (179 m)
GNIS ID[1] 1659504

Rheem,[1] also known as Rheem Valley[1] and Rheem Center,[2] is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States.[1] It is located 7.5 miles (12 km) north-northwest of Danville,[2] at an elevation of 587 feet (179 m).[1]

The place was named after its developer, Donald Laird Rheem, the son of William Rheem, President of Standard Oil Company.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Rheem (Contra Costa County, California)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  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. p. 689. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.