Powellton, California

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Coordinates: 39°55′44″N 121°34′21″W / 39.92889°N 121.57250°W / 39.92889; -121.57250

Powellton
Unincorporated community
Powellton is located in California
Powellton
Powellton
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°55′44″N 121°34′21″W / 39.92889°N 121.57250°W / 39.92889; -121.57250
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 3,622 ft (1,104 m)

Powellton (also, Powell's Ranch, Powells, Powells Ranch, and Powelton) is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California, USA. It lies at an elevation of 3,622 feet (1,104 m). The place is named for R.P. Powell who arrived in 1853.[2] A post office operated in Powellton from 1872 to 1906.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Powellton, 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. 295. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.