|County||Contra Costa County|
|Elevation1||89 ft (27 m)|
Bancroft (formerly, Hookston)2 is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California. It is located on the Sacramento Northern Railroad 2.25 miles (3.6 km) north-northeast of downtown Walnut Creek,2 at an elevation of 89 feet (27 m). With the name Hookston, the place was on the Oakland, Antioch and Eastern Railroad.2
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bancroft, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 598. ISBN 9781884995149.
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