Chicago Park, California
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|Elevation||2,313 ft (705 m)|
|Time zone||Pacific (UTC-8)|
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|GNIS feature ID||258262|
Chicago Park (formerly: Storm's Station) is an unincorporated community in Nevada County, California, United States, along State Route 174 southeast of Grass Valley, California, and north of Colfax, California.
The town was settled by first-generation Italian-Americans who immigrated to the area from Chicago, Illinois. Alternately, it was named by Paul Ullrich and a group of German settlers from Illinois in the 1880s.
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- "Nevada County, California Wineries". downtownnevadacounty.com. Retrieved 2008-09-06.
- Gudde, Erwin G. (1998). California place names : the origin and etymology of current geographical names (4th ed., rev. and enl. ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press. p. 76. ISBN 0520213165.
- "Grand Prize PPIE 1915 Vintage Pear Crate Label". thelabelman.com. Retrieved 2008-09-06.
- "Grand Prize Pears". sacramentohistory.org. Retrieved 2008-09-06.
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