Hog Island (Petaluma River)

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Geography
Location Northern California
Coordinates 38°09′33″N122°32′18″W / 38.15917°N 122.53833°W / 38.15917; -122.53833 [1] Coordinates: 38°09′33″N122°32′18″W / 38.15917°N 122.53833°W / 38.15917; -122.53833 [1]
Adjacent bodies of water Petaluma River
Administration
StateFlag of California.svg  California
County Sonoma

Hog Island is an island in the wetlands of the Petaluma River in Sonoma County, California, [2] located at 38°09′33″N122°32′18″W / 38.15917°N 122.53833°W / 38.15917; -122.53833 [1] near the Marin County line. San Antonio Creek enters the river just west of this island. [3] It is mentioned in a newspaper article from 1914. [4]

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There are two other islands with the same name in the Bay area: Hog Island, in Tomales Bay in Marin County, and Hog Island in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta in San Joaquin County.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Hog Island". Geographic Names Information System . United States Geological Survey.
  2. California State Automobile Association (1999). San Francisco Bay Region (Map). 1:190,000. American Automobile Association.
  3. TopoQuest topographic map, USGS, retrieved July 5, 2008
  4. "Page 64". San Francisco Chronicle. 4 January 1914. p. 64 via Newspapers.com.