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Olema is an unincorporated community located in western Marin County, California, along State Route 1 and on the eastern edge of the Point Reyes Peninsula. Olema is Miwok for coyote. Olema was once thought to be the epicenter of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake due to the huge fault rifts still visible via a nearby hiking path. There are historical references to this in and around the town, including at shops and restaurants. However, more recent evidence suggests that a location near Daly City, CA, is more likely the epicenter. Olema also was the title subject of the late-1960s country-rock song, "Hippie from Olema", The Youngbloods' rejoinder to Merle Haggard's "Okie from Muskogee". The community is in ZIP code 94950 and area code 415.