Wicks Corner, California

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Coordinates: 39°34′56″N 121°37′15″W / 39.58222°N 121.62083°W / 39.58222; -121.62083

Wicks Corner
Unincorporated community
Wicks Corner is located in California
Wicks Corner
Wicks Corner
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°34′56″N 121°37′15″W / 39.58222°N 121.62083°W / 39.58222; -121.62083
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 272 ft (83 m)

Wicks Corner (also, Antelope Springs, Wicks, Wicks Ranch, Wicks Tavern,[2] and Wick[3]) is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California, at the junction of California State Route 70 and California State Route 149. It lies at an elevation of 272 feet (83 m).

A post office operated at Wick from 1884 to 1886.[3] The place is named for Moses Wick, first postmaster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wicks Corner, California
  2. ^ All U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wicks Corner, California
  3. ^ 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. 335. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.