Spence, California facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Monterey County
Elevation 82 ft (25 m)

Spence is an unincorporated community in Monterey County, California.

It is located in the Salinas Valley, on the Southern Pacific Railroad 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Salinas. It is at an elevation of 82 feet (25 m).

The town was named in honor of David Spence, owner of the Rancho Encinal y Buena Esperanza Mexican land grant, where the railroad built its station.

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