Negro Flat, Siskiyou County, California

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Negro Flat was a placer gold mining camp on the Salmon River, now located in Siskiyou County, California. It was located originally in Trinity County, in 1850.[1][2]

Negro Flat was one of the largest gold producers in Trinity County in 1850, along with Gullion’s Bar, Bestville, and Sawyers Bar.[3] In 1851, it became part of Klamath County.


  1. ^ Hubert Howe Bancroft, History of California, Vol. VI, 1848-1859, The History company, San Francisco, 1888, p.370
  2. ^ Theodore Henry Hittell, History of California, Volume 3, N. J. Stone, San Francisco, 1897, p.140
  3. ^ The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft: Vol. XXIII History of California, vol VI, 1848-1859, The History Company, San Francisco, 1888, p. 370, Note.

Coordinates: 41°14′31″N 123°16′51″W / 41.24194°N 123.28084°W / 41.24194; -123.28084