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Tassajara, California

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Tassajara, California

Coordinates: 37°47′45″N 121°51′49″W / 37.79583°N 121.86361°W / 37.79583; -121.86361

Unincorporated community
Location in California

Coordinates: 37°47′45″N 121°51′49″W / 37.79583°N 121.86361°W / 37.79583; -121.86361

Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 709 ft (216 m)

Tassajara (until 1959, Tassajero;[1] also formerly called Tasajero and Tassajera[2]) is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California. It is located on the east bank of Tassajara Creek, 6.5 miles (10 km) south-southeast of Mount Diablo,[2] at an elevation of 709 feet (216 m). Together with Blackhawk it forms the Blackhawk-Camino Tassajara CDP.

A post office operated at Tassajara from 1896 to 1922.[2]


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

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