Rubicon Springs, California

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Coordinates: 39°01′03″N 120°14′56″W / 39.01750°N 120.24889°W / 39.01750; -120.24889

Rubicon Springs
Former settlement
Rubicon Springs is located in California
Rubicon Springs
Rubicon Springs
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°01′03″N 120°14′56″W / 39.01750°N 120.24889°W / 39.01750; -120.24889
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 6,165 ft (1,879 m)

Rubicon Springs is a former settlement in El Dorado County, California.[1] It lay at an elevation of 6165 feet (1879 m).[1] It still appeared on maps as of 1940.[1] The natural springs were harnessed for a resort by the 1860s.[2] By 1909, a hotel and summer cottages had been erected.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rubicon Springs, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 548. ISBN 9781884995149.