Waloupa, California

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Waloupa (also, Walloupa) is a former settlement in Nevada County, California.[1] Waloupa is located 1 mile (1.6 km) south of You Bet.[1] It still appeared on maps as of 1873.[1]

The name commemorates an Indian chief.[1] The place was founded in 1852, but by 1860 the townsfolk had relocated to You Bet.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 579. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.