Monte Vista, Alameda County, California

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Monte Vista is a former settlement in Alameda County, California, United States. It was located 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northeast of Oakland, in the former Brooklyn Township. [1]

A post office operated in Monte Vista from 1865 to 1868. [1] [2]

Prominent livestock breeder John D. Patterson (1816-1902) (namesake of Patterson, California) had a ranch in Monte Vista. [3] [4]

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  1. 1 2 Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 674. ISBN   1-884995-14-4.
  2. (22 March 1865). News of the Morning, Sacramento Daily Union (noting that a post "office has been established at Monte Vista, Alameda county, California")
  3. (14 July 1868). Advertisement ("Mr. John D. Patterson, of Monte Vista, Alameda County...")
  4. John D. Patterson, The California Countryman (September 1927), p. 5 ("The home ranch of 200 acres ... was at Brooklyn, Alameda County ...")