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Not to be confused with Gallinas, California.
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Las Gallinas
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
26 ft (8 m)

Las Gallinas is an unincorporated community in Marin County, California, 6.25 miles (10.06 km) south-southeast of Novato. At an elevation of 26 feet (8 m) Las Gallinas is near the interchange of U.S. Route 101 and Lucas Valley Road/Smith Ranch Road in San Rafael.

Although consisting mainly of residential households, the immediate vicinity also includes a county park with golf course, wild life ponds, a private airport, shops, restaurants and movie theaters. A small industrial park houses low impact companies, storage units, and several non profit organizations.

The area is named for the Rancho San Pedro, Santa Margarita y Las Gallinas Mexican land grant.

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