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The eponymous lake
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|Elevation||30 ft (9 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1149049|
|Coordinates and elevation from Geographic Names Information System|
The community is named after a nearby body of water called Sand Lake along the Pacific coast. Postal authorities established a post office at this location on July 10, 1890, naming it Hembree after the first postmaster, A. J. Hembree. It was renamed Sandlake on January 18, 1898. The office remained open until May 1956.
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