Tres Ranchos Del Sur

Tres Ranchos Del Sur (HM1Q7T)

Location: Orinda, CA 94563 Contra Costa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 52.787', W 122° 9.884'

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Boundary Marker and Monument

— Historic Landmark - The City of Orinda —

Ordinance Number 03-07
October 7, 2003

The junction of three Mexican land grants - Rancho Acalanes, Rancho El Sobrante and Rancho Laguna de los Palos Colorados - is located approximately 500 feet uphill from the end of Hillcrest Drive.

(The superscripts below refer to the numbers on the marker inset map. identifying the individual ranchos.)

1 Rancho El Sobrante, 20,565 acres granted Victor and Juan Jose Castro by Governor Juan Bautista Alvarado, April 23, 1841.

2 Rancho Acalanes, 3,329 acres granted to Candelario Valencia by Governor Jose Figueroa, August 5, 1834. Sold in 1847 to Elam Brown, founder of Lafayette.

3 Rancho Laguna de Los Palos Colorados, 13,300 acres granted to Joaquin Moraga and Juan Bernal by the Monterey Assembly. "Decree of Concession" signed July 31, 1841.
HM NumberHM1Q7T
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Date Added Sunday, December 27th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 573454 N 4192805
Decimal Degrees37.87978333, -122.16473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.787', W 122° 9.884'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 47.22" N, 122° 9' 53.04" W
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Area Code(s)925, 510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 199 Hillcrest Dr, Orinda CA 94563, US
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