Strawberry Valley, California

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Coordinates: 39°33′51″N 121°06′25″W / 39.56417°N 121.10694°W / 39.56417; -121.10694

Strawberry Valley
Unincorporated community
Strawberry Valley is located in California
Strawberry Valley
Strawberry Valley
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°33′51″N 121°06′25″W / 39.56417°N 121.10694°W / 39.56417; -121.10694
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 3,757 ft (1,145 m)

'Strawbery Valley' is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Challenge,[2] at an elevation of 3757 feet (1145 m).

A post office opened in Strawberry Valley in 1855.[2] The origin of the name has two competing lines, either from wild strawberries found at the site or from two early settlers Mr. Straw and Mr. Berry.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Strawberry Valley, 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. 562. ISBN 9781884995149.