Ingomar, California

Ingomar is an unincorporated community in Merced County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 10.5 miles (17 km) northwest of Los Banos,[2] at an elevation of 92 feet (28 m).[1]

Location in California
Ingomar (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°10′49″N 120°58′06″W
CountryUnited States
CountyMerced County
Elevation92 ft (28 m)

A post office operated at Ingomar from 1890 to 1921.[2] The name was probably from the 1842 German play Ingomar, the Barbarian by Baron Eligius Franz Joseph von Münch-Bellinghausen, a popular work in the dramatic canon in the late 19th century.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ingomar, 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. 786. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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