West Hartley, California
|County||Contra Costa County|
|Elevation||440 ft (134 m)|
West Hartley was an unincorporated community in eastern Contra Costa County, California. It was located 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Mount Diablo, at an elevation of 440 feet (134 m). It is now a ghost town. It was a mining town for the nearby coal mines.
It was founded in the late 1880s and named for England's West Hartley coal mine.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Hartley, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 721. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- GhostTowns.com, retrieved September 17, 2007
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