Longville, California

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Longville
Unincorporated community
Longville is located in California
Longville
Longville
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°08′52″N 121°14′41″W / 40.14778°N 121.24472°W / 40.14778; -121.24472Coordinates: 40°08′52″N 121°14′41″W / 40.14778°N 121.24472°W / 40.14778; -121.24472
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas County
Elevation[1] 4,400 ft (1,341 m)

Longville is an unincorporated community in Plumas County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 4400 feet (1341 m).[1] Longville is located 6 miles (9.7 km) southwest of Almanor.[2]

The Longville post office operated from 1861 to 1918.[2] The name honors W.B. Long hotelier and saw mill owner.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Longville, 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. 396. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.