Wyandotte, California

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Coordinates: 39°27′29″N 121°28′04″W / 39.45806°N 121.46778°W / 39.45806; -121.46778

Wyandotte
Unincorporated community
Wyandotte is located in California
Wyandotte
Wyandotte
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°27′29″N 121°28′04″W / 39.45806°N 121.46778°W / 39.45806; -121.46778
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 669 ft (204 m)

Wyandotte is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California. It is located 6 miles (9.7 km) northwest of Bangor,[2] at an elevation of 669 feet (204 m).

A post office operated at Wyandotte from 1859 (having been transferred from Tarr's Ranch) to 1867 and from 1880 to 1915.[2] The place is named for a group of Wyandotte people who came here prospecting for gold in 1850.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wyandotte, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 338. ISBN 9781884995149.