Judsonville, California

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Judsonville was a city in eastern Contra Costa County, California. It was located 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of Stewartville, [1] which is now a ghost town. It was a mining town for the nearby coal mines. [2]

A post office operated at Judsonville from 1878 to 1883, with a closure in 1879. [1] The name is in honor of Egbert Judson, part owner of a mine. [1]

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 707. ISBN   1-884995-14-4.
  2. GhostTowns.com, retrieved September 17, 2007

Coordinates: 37°57′35″N121°48′45″W / 37.95971°N 121.81261°W / 37.95971; -121.81261


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