Acampo, California

Acampo is a small unincorporated community just outside of Stockton in San Joaquin County, California, United States. It is the childhood place of Real & Chance of the reality television show "I Love New York". In the 1870s, Acampo was named as a Southern Pacific Railroad station. [cite book|first=Erwin|last=Gudde| coauthors =William Bright |title=California Place Names|year=2004|edition=Fourth ed.|publisher=University of California Press|pages=p. 3|id=ISBN 0-520-24217-3]

The name comes from a Spanish word for "portion of the common given to the herds for pasture". [cite book|title=The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States|year=1905|pages=23|author=Gannett, Henry|url=http://books.google.com/books/pdf/The_Origin_of_Certain_Place_Names_in_the.pdf?id=BqwPAAAAIAAJ&output=pdf&sig=3IVIg6u-evPGlrv4j1uDL7rQ09c]

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