Cuba, Merced County, California

Cuba is a former settlement in Merced County, California.[1] It was located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 2.25 miles (3.6 km) east-northeast of Atwater,[2] at an elevation of 167 feet (51 m).[1] Cuba still appeared on USGS maps as of 1918.[1]

Former settlement
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°21′28″N 120°34′06″W
CountryUnited States
CountyMerced County
Elevation167 ft (51 m)

North of the town is Castle Air Force Base the former World War Merced Army Airfield.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cuba, Merced County, California
  2. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 764. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. Merced Army Air Field, Castle Field

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