Bagdad, Butte County, California

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Bagdad is a former settlement and mining camp in Butte County, California, United States. It was located on the Feather River 2 miles (3.2 km) downstream from Oroville.[1] Gold was discovered at Bagdad by A.G. Simpson.[1]

Several mines operated at Bagdad, including the War Eagle Mine and the Orange Blossom Mines.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 289. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  2. ^ Miller, Donald C. (1978). Ghost Towns of California. Boulder, Colorado: Pruett Publishing Company. p. 13. ISBN 0871085178.