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Las Gallinas
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Marin County
Elevation 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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