Main St. at Mt. Diablo Blvd.
— circa 1880 —First called "The Corners," Walnut Creek evolved at the junction of the regions's two main roads - Pacheco (running from Martinez to San Jose) and Lafayette (running west to Oakland). The Oak Saloon stood at the junction. The town was named Walnut Creek in 1862.
|Placed By||Walnut Creek Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, April 9th, 2016 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 582643 N 4194871|
|Decimal Degrees||37.89761667, -122.06001667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 53.857', W 122° 3.601'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 53' 51.42" N, 122° 3' 36.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||510, 925, 415, 619|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1308 N Main St, Walnut Creek CA 94596, US|
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