Sturgeon, California

Sturgeon is a former settlement in Merced County, California.[1] It was located on the 11 miles (18 km) southwest of Hills Ferry.[1]

A post office operated at Sturgeon from 1884 to 1890, when service was transferred to Ingomar.[1] The name honored Inis Sturgeon, its first postmaster.[1]


  1. 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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