Woodleaf, Yuba County, California

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Coordinates: 39°31′03″N 121°11′30″W / 39.51750°N 121.19167°W / 39.51750; -121.19167

Woodleaf
Unincorporated community
Woodleaf is located in California
Woodleaf
Woodleaf
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°31′03″N 121°11′30″W / 39.51750°N 121.19167°W / 39.51750; -121.19167
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 3,133 ft (955 m)

Woodleaf (formerly, Barker House, Barker Ranch, Barker's Ranch, and Woodville) is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northeast of Challenge,[2] at an elevation of 3133 feet (955 m).

A post office operated at Woodleaf from 1898 to 1971, with a closure from 1945 to 1947.[2] Originally named after Charles Barker who settled here in 1850, the name now honors James Wood who bought the property in 1858.[2]

Young Life operates a camp in Woodleaf.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Woodleaf, Yuba County, 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. 578. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

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