Todd Valley, California

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Todd Valley
Unincorporated community
Todd Valley is located in California
Todd Valley
Todd Valley
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°59′53″N 120°51′06″W / 38.99806°N 120.85167°W / 38.99806; -120.85167Coordinates: 38°59′53″N 120°51′06″W / 38.99806°N 120.85167°W / 38.99806; -120.85167
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 2,684 ft (818 m)

Todd Valley (also, Todd)[2] is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Todd Valley is located on Todd Creek, 13 miles (20.9 km) east-northeast of Auburn.[2] It lies at an elevation of 2684 feet (818 m).[1]

The name honors Dr. F. Walton Todd, who opened a store there in 1849.[2] The Todd Valley post office operated from 1856 to 1884.[2] The Todd post office operated from 1885 to 1901.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Todd Valley, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 569. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.