Spanish Flat, El Dorado County, California

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Coordinates: 38°49′24″N 120°48′34″W / 38.82333°N 120.80944°W / 38.82333; -120.80944

Spanish Flat
Unincorporated community
Spanish Flat is located in California
Spanish Flat
Spanish Flat
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°49′24″N 120°48′34″W / 38.82333°N 120.80944°W / 38.82333; -120.80944
Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 2,431 ft (741 m)

Spanish Flat is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6 km) north of Chili Bar,[2] at an elevation of 2431 feet (741 m).[1]

A post office operated at Spanish Flat from 1853 to 1872 and for a while in 1888.[2] The name commemorates Spanish-speaking miners at the site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spanish Flat, El Dorado County, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 559. ISBN 9781884995149.