Flea Valley, California

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Coordinates: 39°49′47″N 121°28′59″W / 39.82972°N 121.48306°W / 39.82972; -121.48306

Flea Valley
Former settlement
Flea Valley is located in California
Flea Valley
Flea Valley
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°49′47″N 121°28′59″W / 39.82972°N 121.48306°W / 39.82972; -121.48306
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 3,684 ft (1,123 m)

Flea Valley (also, Flea Valley House) is a former settlement and mining camp[2] in Butte County, California.[1] It was located northeast of Magalia,[2] at an elevation of 3684 feet (1123 m).[1] Flea Valley still appeared on USGS maps as of 1897.[1]

Flea Valley has been noted for its unusual place name.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Flea Valley (historical)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b Miller, Donald C. (1978). Ghost Towns of California. Boulder, Colorado: Pruett Publishing Company. p. 65. ISBN 0871085178. 
  3. ^ Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 10. ISBN 978-1-4401-3421-0.