Sloughhouse, California

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Sloughhouse, California
Unincorporated community
Sloughhouse, California is located in California
Sloughhouse, California
Sloughhouse, California
Coordinates: 38°29′45″N 121°11′38″W / 38.49583°N 121.19389°W / 38.49583; -121.19389Coordinates: 38°29′45″N 121°11′38″W / 38.49583°N 121.19389°W / 38.49583; -121.19389
Country United States
State California
County Sacramento
Elevation 102 ft (31 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95683
Area code(s) 916
GNIS feature ID 1659683[1]
Reference No. 575

Sloughhouse is an unincorporated community in Sacramento County, California, United States. Sloughhouse is located on California State Route 16 17 miles (27 km) east-southeast of downtown Sacramento. Sloughhouse has a post office with ZIP code 95683, which was established in 1916.[2] Jared Sheldon, who built a roadhouse in the community in the 1850s, named the community after another building he had built nearby.[3] The site is registered as a California Historical Landmark.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sloughhouse, California
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 557. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  4. ^ "Sloughhouse". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-11.