Weeds Point, California

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Coordinates: 39°28′39″N 121°02′59″W / 39.47750°N 121.04972°W / 39.47750; -121.04972

Weeds Point
Unincorporated community
Weeds Point is located in California
Weeds Point
Weeds Point
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°28′39″N 121°02′59″W / 39.47750°N 121.04972°W / 39.47750; -121.04972
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 2,917 ft (889 m)

Weeds Point is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Camptonville,[2] at an elevation of 2917 feet (889 m).

The name is in honor of a miner who abandoned his claim in 1853, twelve years before mining became profitable here.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Weeds Point, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 575. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.