kids encyclopedia robot

Asco, California facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Asco
Country United States
State California
County Alameda County
Elevation
351 ft (107 m)

Asco is a former unincorporated community in the Amador Valley, now within the current city limits of Pleasanton in Alameda County, California.

It is located on the former right of way of the Southern Pacific Railroad (now the Iron Horse Regional Trail) 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Livermore, at an elevation of 351 feet (107 m).

History

The name comes from the Alameda Sugar Company (ASC), which later changed its name to Holly Sugar Company. The company raised crops there, including sugar beets, from 1899 until the mid-20th Century.

kids search engine
Asco, California Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.