Cape Horn, Placer County, California

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Cape Horn
Unincorporated community
Cape Horn is located in California
Cape Horn
Cape Horn
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°07′45″N 120°55′29″W / 39.12917°N 120.92472°W / 39.12917; -120.92472Coordinates: 39°07′45″N 120°55′29″W / 39.12917°N 120.92472°W / 39.12917; -120.92472
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 2,654 ft (809 m)

Cape Horn is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Cape Horn is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northeast of Colfax.[2] It lies at an elevation of 2654 feet (809 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cape Horn, Placer County, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 461. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.