Jayhawk, California

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Coordinates: 38°43′53″N 120°57′59″W / 38.73139°N 120.96639°W / 38.73139; -120.96639

Jayhawk
Unincorporated community
Jayhawk is located in California
Jayhawk
Jayhawk
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°43′53″N 120°57′59″W / 38.73139°N 120.96639°W / 38.73139; -120.96639
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 1,161 ft (354 m)

Jayhawk (formerly, Jay Hawk)[2] is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located 6.5 miles (10 km) southwest of Coloma,[2] at an elevation of 1161 feet (354 m).[1]

A post office operated at Jay Hawk from 1860 to 1865.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jayhawk, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 505. ISBN 9781884995149.