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Nichols, California

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Nichols, California

Coordinates: 38°02′29″N 121°59′17″W / 38.04139°N 121.98806°W / 38.04139; -121.98806

Unincorporated community
Location in California

Coordinates: 38°02′29″N 121°59′17″W / 38.04139°N 121.98806°W / 38.04139; -121.98806

Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 62 ft (19 m)

Nichols is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California. It is on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 5.5 miles (9 km) west of Pittsburg,[2] at an elevation of 62 feet (19 m). The place is named for William H. Nichols, who was a landowner here.[2]


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

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