Farad is a former settlement in Nevada County, California. Farad is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 1 mile (1.6 km) south-southwest of Mystic. The Truckee River crosses Farad at , which places it half-way between Truckee, CA and Reno, NV.
A farad is a unit of electrical capacitance.
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