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|Elevation||571 ft (174 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1136094|
Originally known as Civil Bend, referring to the "...boisterous activity of visitors to the horseraces," the name was changed in 1889 when postal authorities objected to a name with two words. "Brockway" was chosen in honor of local farmer and pioneer B. B. Brockway.
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