Chambers Lodge, California

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Chambers Lodge
Unincorporated community
Chambers Lodge is located in California
Chambers Lodge
Chambers Lodge
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°04′24″N 120°08′29″W / 39.07333°N 120.14139°W / 39.07333; -120.14139Coordinates: 39°04′24″N 120°08′29″W / 39.07333°N 120.14139°W / 39.07333; -120.14139
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 6,237 ft (1,901 m)

Chambers Lodge (also, McKinney)[2] is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Chambers Lodge is located on Lake Tahoe, 1.25 miles (2.0 km) southeast of Homewood.[2] It lies at an elevation of 6237 feet (1901 m).[1]

The McKinney post office opened in 1884, changed the name to Chambers Lodge in 1928, and closed for good in 1959.[2] The name McKinney honored John McKinney who settled there in 1864.[2] The name Chambers Lodge honored David H. Chambers who built a lodge at the site in 1928.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chambers Lodge, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 464. ISBN 9781884995149.