Irwin, California

Irwin is an unincorporated community in Merced County, California, United States.[1] It is located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) west-northwest of Delhi and about 1 mile (1.6 km) south of Hilmar,[2] at an elevation of 98 feet (30 m).[1] For census purposes, Irwin is aggregated with nearby communities in the census-designated place Hilmar-Irwin, California.

Location in California
Irwin (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°23′49″N 120°51′00″W
Country United States
CountyMerced County
Elevation30 m (98 ft)

A post office operated at Irwin from 1911 to 1958.[2] The name honors W.A. Irwin, founder of the town.[2]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Irwin, 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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