Orwood, California

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Unincorporated community
Orwood is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°56′24″N 121°34′08″W / 37.94000°N 121.56889°W / 37.94000; -121.56889Coordinates: 37°56′24″N 121°34′08″W / 37.94000°N 121.56889°W / 37.94000; -121.56889
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 3 ft (1 m)
GNIS ID[1][2] 252758
FIPS code[1][2] 06-54456

Orwood is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States.[1] It is located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 7 miles (11 km) east of Brentwood,[3] at an elevation of 3 feet (1 m). The ZIP Code is 94514. The community is inside area code 925.

A post office operated at Orwood from 1913 to 1921.[3] Orwood is named after its promoter, Orville Y. Woodward.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Orwood (Contra Costa County, California)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "FIPS55 Data: California". FIPS55 Data. United States Geological Survey. February 23, 2006. Archived from the original on June 18, 2006. Retrieved May 10, 2014.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 676. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Orwood,_California&oldid=805040844"
This content was retrieved from Wikipedia : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orwood,_California
This page is based on the copyrighted Wikipedia article "Orwood, California"; it is used under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA). You may redistribute it, verbatim or modified, providing that you comply with the terms of the CC-BY-SA