Waldo Junction, California

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Coordinates: 39°06′40″N 121°18′33″W / 39.11111°N 121.30917°W / 39.11111; -121.30917

Waldo Junction
Unincorporated community
Waldo Junction is located in California
Waldo Junction
Waldo Junction
Location in California
Waldo Junction is located in the US
Waldo Junction
Waldo Junction
Waldo Junction (the US)
Coordinates: 39°06′40″N 121°18′33″W / 39.11111°N 121.30917°W / 39.11111; -121.30917
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 256 ft (78 m)

Waldo Junction (formerly Waldo and Cabbage Patch)[2] is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located on Dry Creek 9.5 miles (15.3 km) northeast of Wheatland,[2] at an elevation of 256 feet (78 m).

A post office operated here from 1898 to 1915.[2] Originally called Cabbage Patch in 1852, the name changed to Waldo upon the opening of the post office.[2] The name honors William Waldo, an early settler.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Waldo Junction, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 573. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.