Lake Valley, California

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Coordinates: 38°55′48″N 120°00′17″W / 38.93000°N 120.00472°W / 38.93000; -120.00472

Lake Valley
Unincorporated community
Lake Valley is located in California
Lake Valley
Lake Valley
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°55′48″N 120°00′17″W / 38.93000°N 120.00472°W / 38.93000; -120.00472
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 6,207 ft (1,892 m)

Lake Valley (formerly, Bigler Lake Valley)[2] is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It extends for 8 miles (13 km) along the Upper Truckee River from Lake Tahoe to Meyers,[2] at an elevation of 6207 feet (1892 m).[1]

The place was founded in or before 1853.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Valley, 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. 510. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.