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Mark West, California

Mark West, California
Mark West, California is located in California
Mark West, California
Mark West, California
Location within the state of California
Coordinates:
Country United States
State California
County Sonoma
Elevation[1] 420 ft (128 m)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95492
Area code(s) 707
GNIS feature ID 228117

Mark West is an unincorporated community immediately north of Santa Rosa, California in Sonoma County, California, USA. Mark West is located along Mark West Springs Road adjacent to U.S. Highway 101. The community of Mark West is named for Scottish American pioneer William Marcus West.[2]

After the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad was extended to Cloverdale in the 1870s, its trains stopped in Mark West.[3]

See also

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mark West
  2. ^ Mark West Area Chamber of Commerce: Mark West history
  3. ^ Draper, Prudence and Lloyd (2004). Images of America: Cotati. Arcadia Publishing.  


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