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Former settlement
The City of San Francisco at Eckley in 1971
The City of San Francisco at Eckley in 1971
Eckley is located in California
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa County
10 ft (3 m)

Eckley was a city in Contra Costa County, California, which served as a train-ferry landing for crossings of the Carquinez Strait prior to the opening of the Benicia-Martinez railroad bridge. It lay on the Southern Pacific Railroad 4.5 miles (7.2 km) northwest of Martinez, at an elevation of 10 feet (3 m).

The place's name is in honor of Commodore John L. Eckley who established a yacht harbor at the cove here.

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