Frenchtown, Yuba County, California

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Coordinates: 39°23′17″N 121°15′18″W / 39.38806°N 121.25500°W / 39.38806; -121.25500

Frenchtown
Unincorporated community
Frenchtown is located in California
Frenchtown
Frenchtown
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°23′17″N 121°15′18″W / 39.38806°N 121.25500°W / 39.38806; -121.25500
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 1,447 ft (441 m)

Frenchtown is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located on Dry Creek 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Rackerby,[2] at an elevation of 1447 feet (441 m).

The town was started by a French man named Vavasseur.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Frenchtown, Yuba County, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 489. ISBN 9781884995149.