Coordinates: West End (originally, Bowman's Point) is a neighborhood in Alameda in Alameda County, California. It lies at an elevation of 20 feet (6 m). It corresponds to the western end of the island prior to its extension by landfill. It was formerly a separate settlement from Alameda. The original name is in honor of Charles C. Bowman, an early settler.
A post office operated at West End from 1877 (having been transferred from Encinal) to 1891.
Brooklyn is a former city in Alameda County, California, now annexed to Oakland, California.
Alvarado is a former settlement in and former county seat of Alameda County, California, now part of Union City. It was located 5 miles (8 km) north-northwest of downtown Newark.
Maxwell Park is a neighborhood in Oakland, California located in the foothills of the city. It is geographically bordered by MacArthur Boulevard, High Street, Trask Street, Foothill Boulevard, and 55th Avenue and is adjacent to Mills College, I-580, Brookdale Park, and the Fairfax neighborhood. It lies at an elevation of from 138 feet to its highest point of 266 feet on Knowland Ave.
The Oakland Estuary is the strait in the San Francisco Bay Area, California, separating the cities of Oakland and Alameda and the Alameda Island from the East Bay mainland. On its western end, it connects to San Francisco Bay proper, while its eastern end connects to San Leandro Bay.
The Millsmont neighborhood located in the foothills of Oakland, California encompasses the area of East Oakland to the south and east of Mills College. Seminary Avenue is considered the northern border, and Edwards Avenue the approximate southern border; MacArthur Boulevard bounds it to the west, and Interstate 580 to the east. It lies at an elevation of 239 feet.
Russell City was an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California, USA, about 10 miles (16 km) south of Oakland in present-day Hayward. The land is at an elevation of 16 feet. The city was named after Frederick James Russell, who laid out the town in 1907. It existed from 1853 until 1964, when the last of the residents were forced out to make way for an industrial park, with such parks dominating the area to this day. During the time the residents fought removal under eminent domain statutes, many of the buildings were destroyed by acts of arson.
Highland Hospital is a public hospital in Alameda County, Oakland, California. It is operated by the Alameda Health System. It is the primary trauma center and a county hospital in Alameda County.
Fleming Point is a rocky promontory in the U.S. state of California. It is situated in Albany, on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay. Albany Bulb is an extension of the point, having been formed in the 1960s from construction debris.
Island High School is a public coeducational high school serving grades 9-12. It is located in Alameda, California, United States, and is part of the Alameda Unified School District. Island High only admits students who are at least sixteen years old.
Havenscourt is a neighborhood of Oakland in Alameda County, California.
Eastmont is a neighborhood in Oakland, the county seat of Alameda County, California. It lies at an elevation of 95 feet. It was formerly an unincorporated community.
Fernside is a neighborhood of Alameda in Alameda County, California. It lies at an elevation of 13 feet. Located near the Fruitvale and High Street bridges, it previously contained one train line which passed over the Fruitvale Bridge and another which followed the perimeter of Alameda's South Shore.
Mowry Landing is a former settlement in Alameda County, California. It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of central Newark on the San Francisco Bay. It lies at an elevation of 10 feet.
Mulford Landing is a neighborhood in San Leandro in Alameda County, California.
South Shore is a neighborhood in Alameda in Alameda County, California. It lies at an elevation of 13 feet. It is located mostly on landfill extending from the original south shore of the island, now a chain of artificial lagoons. The land was created by the Utah Construction Company during the 1950s and 1960s, and the neighborhood was built in a more suburban style than the rest of the island, with a mix of Tract housing and large apartment complexes, and strict Single-use zoning. It is the location of the South Shore Center shopping complex, Alameda's only large shopping mall. The two mile long Crown Memorial State Beach lies along the neighborhood's southern shore.
Woodstock is a neighborhood in Alameda in Alameda County, California. It lies at an elevation of 13 feet. It was one of the original three settlements on Alameda island out of which the city of Alameda was formed in 1853.
Giant was an unincorporated community, now within Point Pinole Regional Shoreline, and annexed to Richmond in Contra Costa County, California. It lies at an elevation of 23 feet.
Larkin's Landing is a former settlement in Alameda County, California. It is located along Mowry Slough east of Mowry Landing. The name is in honor of Stephen Larkin, a farmer from Nova Scotia, who settled here in 1851.
Eden Landing is a former settlement in Alameda County, California. Eden Landing was located west-southwest of Mount Eden. Its site is now located within the corporate limits of Hayward. Eden Landing was established in 1854 by farmers who were dissatisfied with the freight charges at Allen's Landing, which was a quarter of a mile west. The place was bought by Richard Barron in 1855, and renamed Barrons Landing. Henry Louis Petermann and Mary F. Petermann operated their salt works here. Stokes Landing was located east of Eden Landing on Alameda Creek.
Rancho Arroyo de la Alameda was a 17,705-acre (71.65 km2) Mexican land grant in present day Alameda County, California.