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Athlone
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Merced County
Elevation 207 ft (63 m)

Athlone is an unincorporated community in Merced County, California. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 6 miles (9.7 km) west-southwest of Le Grand, at an elevation of 207 feet (63 m).

A post office was operated in Athlone from 1881 to 1905, with a closure during part of 1901, from 1906 to 1909, and from 1914 to 1937.

Athlone was named after the Irish town of the same name, in County Westmeath Ireland.

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