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Mountain House, Alameda County, California

Mountain House
Unincorporated community
Mountain House is located in California
Mountain House
Mountain House
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Alameda County
Elevation[1] 207 ft (63 m)

Mountain House (formerly, Zimmerman's[1] and Zimmerman's Mountain House[2]) is an unincorporated community in Alameda County, California, United States. It is located 12 miles (19 km) east-northeast of Livermore,[2] at an altitude of 207 feet (63 m),[1] between the California Aqueduct and the Delta-Mendota Canal at a crossroads two miles (3 km) southwest of San Joaquin County's Mountain House.[3]

The Elk Horn post office, which operated from 1852 to 1853, was located at or near Mountain House.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mountain House, Alameda County, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 667.  
  3. ^ Mahler, Les. "Mistaken civic identity: Will the real Mountain House stand up?". Oakland Tribune, via, 18 September 2006. Retrieved on 15 April 2009.

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