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Orwood, California

Coordinates: 37°56′24″N 121°34′08″W / 37.94000°N 121.56889°W / 37.94000; -121.56889

Unincorporated community
Location in California

Coordinates: 37°56′24″N 121°34′08″W / 37.94000°N 121.56889°W / 37.94000; -121.56889

Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
Elevation[1] 3 ft (1 m)

Orwood is an unincorporated community in Contra Costa County, California, United States.[2] It is located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 7 miles (11 km) east of Brentwood,[3] at an elevation of 3 feet (1 m). The ZIP Code is 94514. The community is inside area code 925.

A post office operated at Orwood from 1913 to 1921.[3] Orwood is named after its promoter, Orville Y. Woodward.[3]


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

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