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Bivalve
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation 43 ft (13 m)

Bivalve is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California. It is located on the Northwestern Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) northwest of Point Reyes Station, at an elevation of 43 feet (13 m).

Bivalve was founded by the Pacific Oyster Company that established 450 acres (180 ha) of oyster beds at the place in 1907, whence the name. Bivalve has been noted for its unusual place name.


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