Shafter, Marin County, California

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Unincorporated community
Shafter is located in California
Shafter is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°00′16″N 122°42′31″W / 38.00444°N 122.70861°W / 38.00444; -122.70861Coordinates: 38°00′16″N 122°42′31″W / 38.00444°N 122.70861°W / 38.00444; -122.70861
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation[1] 167 ft (51 m)

Shafter is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California.[1] It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 10.5 miles (17 km) southwest of downtown Novato,[2] at an elevation of 167 feet (51 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shafter, Marin County, 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. 701. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.