Nelson Bar, California

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Coordinates: 39°41′45″N 121°33′41″W / 39.69583°N 121.56139°W / 39.69583; -121.56139

Nelson Bar
Former settlement
Nelson Bar is located in California
Nelson Bar
Nelson Bar
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°41′45″N 121°33′41″W / 39.69583°N 121.56139°W / 39.69583; -121.56139
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 974 ft (297 m)

Nelson Bar is a former settlement in Butte County, California. It was located 5.25 miles (8.45 km) southeast of Paradise on the West Branch of the Feather River,[2] at an elevation of 974 feet (297 m). It is now under Lake Oroville.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nelson Bar, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 284. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.