Virgilia, California

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Virgilia
Unincorporated community
Virgilia is located in California
Virgilia
Virgilia
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°01′07″N 121°06′20″W / 40.01861°N 121.10556°W / 40.01861; -121.10556Coordinates: 40°01′07″N 121°06′20″W / 40.01861°N 121.10556°W / 40.01861; -121.10556
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas County
Elevation[1] 2,782 ft (848 m)

Virgilia is an unincorporated community in Plumas County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 2782 feet (848 m).[1] Virgilia is located 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Twain.[2]

The Virgilia post office operated from 1929 to 1965.[2] The name honors Virgilia Bogue, daughter of railroad executive Virgil Bogue.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Virgilia, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 427. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.