Bancroft, California

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Coordinates: 37°56′02″N 122°02′50″W / 37.93389°N 122.04722°W / 37.93389; -122.04722

Bancroft
Unincorporated community
Bancroft is located in California
Bancroft
Bancroft
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°56′02″N 122°02′50″W / 37.93389°N 122.04722°W / 37.93389; -122.04722
Country United States
State California
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

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bancroft, California
  2. ^ a b c 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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