Bancroft, California

Bancroft, California

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

Bancroft
Unincorporated community
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
Elevation[1] 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

  • U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bancroft, California