West Hartley, California

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Coordinates: 37°56′26″N 121°48′46″W / 37.94056°N 121.81278°W / 37.94056; -121.81278

West Hartley
Former settlement
West Hartley is located in California
West Hartley
West Hartley
Location in California
West Hartley is located in the US
West Hartley
West Hartley
West Hartley (the US)
Coordinates: 37°56′26″N 121°48′46″W / 37.94056°N 121.81278°W / 37.94056; -121.81278
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 440 ft (134 m)

West Hartley was an unincorporated community in eastern Contra Costa County, California. It was located 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Mount Diablo,[2] at an elevation of 440 feet (134 m). It is now a ghost town. It was a mining town for the nearby coal mines.[3]

It was founded in the late 1880s and named for England's West Hartley coal mine.[2]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Hartley, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 721. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ GhostTowns.com, retrieved September 17, 2007
  • U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Hartley, California


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