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Bacon Island
Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 37°58′36″N121°33′08″W / 37.976590°N 121.552174°W / 37.976590; -121.552174 (Bacon Island) [1] Coordinates: 37°58′36″N121°33′08″W / 37.976590°N 121.552174°W / 37.976590; -121.552174 (Bacon Island) [1]
Adjacent bodies of water San Joaquin River
Administration
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Sacramento

Bacon Island is an island in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, twenty kilometres east of Antioch, and twenty kilometres west of Stockton. [2] The 2,200 ha (5,400-acre) island is bounded on the west by Old River, on the north by Connection Slough, on the east by Middle River, and Woodward Island Canal on the south. [3] It is in San Joaquin County, and managed by Reclamation District 2028. [4] It appears on 1913 and 1952 United States Geological Survey maps of the area. [5] [6]

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References

  1. 1 2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bacon Island
  2. "Bond Men Visit Phillips Company's Island Holdings". The Evening Mail. Stockton, California. 1913-01-11. p. 6.
  3. Woodward Island, Bacon Island, Page 036 (San Joaquin County 1911) Historic Map Works, Residential Genealogy
  4. "Municipal Service Review: Selected San Joaquin County Reclamation Districts" (PDF). San Joaquin Local Agency Formation Commission. E Mulberg & Associates. 18 March 2018. Retrieved 24 February 2021.
  5. Marshall, R.B.; Gerdine, T.G.; Hannegan, Duncan; Lewis, J.L. (1913). "Topography, State of California: Woodward Island Quadrangle". United States Geological Survey. Archived from the original on 5 April 2020. Retrieved 25 February 2021.
  6. United States Geological Survey (1952). "Woodward Island Quadrangle, California" (Map). United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey. 1:24000.