Higgins Point, California

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Higgins Point is a former settlement in El Dorado County, California.[1] It was located a half mile west of Salmon Falls.[1] The place was named for the first person to open a store there, an Australian named Higgins.[1] Gold was discovered at Higgins Point in 1849.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 550. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.