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Country United States
State California
County Glenn County
610 ft (186 m)
West Side and Mendocino Railroad 1917
West Side and Mendocino Railroad 1917 with Fruto as the western terminus

Fruto (Spanish for "Fruit") 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 six-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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