South Fork, Madera County, California

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South Fork
South Fork is located in California
South Fork
South Fork
Location in California
South Fork is located in the United States
South Fork
South Fork
South Fork (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°13′52″N 119°29′39″W / 37.23111°N 119.49417°W / 37.23111; -119.49417Coordinates: 37°13′52″N 119°29′39″W / 37.23111°N 119.49417°W / 37.23111; -119.49417
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyMadera County
Elevation2,651 ft (808 m)

South Fork (Mono: qohnihihna )[2] is an unincorporated community in Madera County, associated with the neighboring town of North Fork California.[1] It is located 9 miles (14 km) south-southeast of Shuteye Peak,[3] at an elevation of 2651 feet (808 m).[1] South Fork lacks a post-office or any distinguishing features aside from a motel resembling one featured in a celebrated Alfred Hitchcock film.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: South Fork, Madera County, California
  2. ^ Sydney M. Lamb. 1957. Mono Grammar. University of California. Berkeley PhD dissertation. .pdf
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 830-831. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.