Cordua Bar, California

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Cordua Bar (also, Cordua's Bar and Speck's Bar) is a former settlement in Yuba County, California. It was located on the north bank of the Yuba River northwest of Timbuctoo.[1]

The place was named after Theodore Cordua, local merchant.[1] Speck's Bar was a corruption of the name of Jonas Spect, discoverer of gold on the Yuba River.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 568. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.