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Coordinates: 39°35′24″N 122°27′00″W / 39.59000°N 122.45000°W / 39.59000; -122.45000

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Country United States
State California
County Glenn County
610 ft (186 m)

Fruto is an unincorporated community in Glenn County, California. It is located 14 miles (23 km) west-northwest of Willows, at an elevation of 610 feet (186 m). It is located along State Route 162.

The Southern Pacific Railroad once had a depot, machine shed, small yard, and turntable at Fruto. The branch from Willows ran 17 miles, mainly along State Route 162. The branch was removed in 1951, except for a one mile portion outside Willows which is owned by the California Northern Railroad and serves a fiberglass plant. A post office operated at Fruto from 1888 to 1953.


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Fruto has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.

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