Wunpost, California

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Wunpost
Unincorporated community
Wunpost is located in California
Wunpost
Wunpost
Location in California
Wunpost is located in the US
Wunpost
Wunpost
Wunpost (the US)
Coordinates: 35°55′52″N 120°51′48″W / 35.93111°N 120.86333°W / 35.93111; -120.86333Coordinates: 35°55′52″N 120°51′48″W / 35.93111°N 120.86333°W / 35.93111; -120.86333
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyMonterey County
Elevation[1]495 ft (151 m)

Wunpost is an unincorporated area in Monterey County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5.5 miles (8.9 km) northwest of Bradley,[2] at an elevation of 495 feet (151 m).[1]

Local tradition has it that the town name honors a Chinese worker killed there during the construction of the railroad.[2]

Climate[edit]

This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Wunpost has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wunpost, 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. 977. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Wunpost, California