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Mount Boardman is located in the Diablo Range in California. The summit is near a point where Santa Clara, Alameda, Stanislaus, and San Joaquin counties meet.[3][1] It was named for W. F. Boardman, the Alameda County surveyor between 1865 and 1869.[4]

Mount Boardman
Mount Boardman is located in California
Mount Boardman
Mount Boardman
Location of Mount Boardman in California
Highest point
Elevation3,621 ft (1,104 m)  NAVD 88[1]
Prominence98 ft (30 m) [1]
ListingCalifornia county high points 49th
Coordinates37°28′53″N 121°28′17″W / 37.4813222°N 121.47133°W / 37.4813222; -121.47133Coordinates: 37°28′53″N 121°28′17″W / 37.4813222°N 121.47133°W / 37.4813222; -121.47133[2]
LocationSanta Clara, Alameda, San Joaquin and Stanislaus counties, California, U.S.
Parent rangeDiablo Range
Topo mapUSGS Mount Boardman

There is a higher peak to the north which is unofficially called Boardman North and has an elevation of 3,629 feet (1,106 m).[5] This north peak, unnamed on topographic maps, is located on the Alameda – San Joaquin county line, and is the highest point in San Joaquin County.[5] Some snow falls on both peaks during the winter.[6]


  1. ^ a b c "Mount Boardman, California".
  2. ^ "Mount Boardman". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ Fitzgerald, Michael (January 4, 2018). "The master of invisible lines". The Record. Stockton. Archived from the original on 2018-01-05. Retrieved 31 January 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ Gudde, Erwin G. (1949). California Place Names. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press. p. 35.
  5. ^ a b "Boardman North, California".
  6. ^ "Subsection M262Ac - Diablo Range". U.S. Forest Service. Archived from the original on 2005-03-15. Retrieved 2014-02-22.

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