Greekstore, California

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Greekstore
Unincorporated community
Greekstore is located in California
Greekstore
Greekstore
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°04′37″N 120°33′31″W / 39.07694°N 120.55861°W / 39.07694; -120.55861Coordinates: 39°04′37″N 120°33′31″W / 39.07694°N 120.55861°W / 39.07694; -120.55861
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 5,623 ft (1,714 m)

Greekstore (also, Greek Store)[2] is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Greekstore is located at the head of the canyon formed by Spruce Creek.[2] It lies at an elevation of 5623 feet (1714 m).[1] As of 1952, there was a guard station at the place.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Greekstore, California
  2. ^ 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. 560. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 11. ISBN 978-1-4401-3421-0.