Yankee Jims, California
|Elevation||2,582 ft (787 m)|
Yankee Jims (also, Yankee Jim and Yankee Jim's) is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Yankee Jims is located 2.5 miles (4.0 km) west-northwest of Foresthill. It lies at an elevation of 2582 feet (787 m).
Yankee Jims was once one of the largest mining camps in Placer County during the California Gold Rush. Its site, marked by California Historical Landmark #398, is situated on a ridge between the North and Middle forks of the American River.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Yankee Jims, California
- 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.
- "Yankee Jims". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-11.
- Mildred Brooke Hoover, Douglas E. Kyle, Historic spots in California, Stanford University Press, Stanford, California, 2002. pp. 279-280
- Yankee Jims, Placer County, California, from Directory of the County of Placer County, California 1861, on the website of californiagenealogy.org
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