Westhaven, Fresno County, California

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Coordinates: 36°13′36″N 119°59′41″W / 36.22667°N 119.99472°W / 36.22667; -119.99472

Westhaven
Westhaven is located in California
Westhaven
Westhaven
Location in California
Westhaven is located in the United States
Westhaven
Westhaven
Westhaven (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°13′36″N 119°59′41″W / 36.22667°N 119.99472°W / 36.22667; -119.99472
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyFresno County
Elevation279 ft (85 m)

Westhaven is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 16 miles (26 km) south-southwest of Riverdale,[2] at an elevation of 279 feet (85 m).[1]

A post office operated at Westhaven from 1918 to 1958.[2]

During World War 2 was the site of a training landing strip called Boston Field, part of Lemoore Army Air Field.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Westhaven, Fresno County, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1125. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.