Stewartville, California

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Coordinates: 37°56′47″N121°50′55″W / 37.94639°N 121.84861°W / 37.94639; -121.84861

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Stewartville
Stewartville (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°56′47″N121°50′55″W / 37.94639°N 121.84861°W / 37.94639; -121.84861
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation
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558 ft (170 m)

Stewartville was an unincorporated place in eastern Contra Costa County, California that is now a ghost town. It was located 6 miles (10 km) northeast of Mount Diablo, [2] at an elevation of 558 feet (170 m). It was a mining town for the nearby coal mines. [3]

A post office operated at Stewartville from 1882 to 1902. [2] The place was named for William Stewart, coal mine owner. [2]

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References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stewartville, California
  2. 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.
  3. GhostTowns.com, retrieved September 17, 2007