Orrs Springs, California

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Orrs Springs
Unincorporated community
Orrs Springs is located in California
Orrs Springs
Orrs Springs
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°13′46″N 123°21′53″W / 39.22944°N 123.36472°W / 39.22944; -123.36472Coordinates: 39°13′46″N 123°21′53″W / 39.22944°N 123.36472°W / 39.22944; -123.36472
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 1,001 ft (305 m)

Orrs Springs (formerly, Orr's Hot Sulphur Springs and Orrs) is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California.[1] It is located 15 miles (24 km) north of Boonville,[2] at an elevation of 1001 feet (305 m).[1]

The Orrs post office operated from 1889 to 1911 and from 1915 to 1933.[2] The name honored Samuel Orr, an early settler.[2] Orr's son established a stage station and resort at the place.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Orrs Springs, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 117. ISBN 9781884995149.