Argentine, California

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Former settlement
Argentine is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°55′29″N 120°46′21″W / 39.92472°N 120.77250°W / 39.92472; -120.77250Coordinates: 39°55′29″N 120°46′21″W / 39.92472°N 120.77250°W / 39.92472; -120.77250
Country United States
State California
CountyPlumas County
Elevation4,629 ft (1,411 m)

Argentine (previously known as Greenhorn Diggings)[2] is a former settlement in Plumas County, California.[1] It lay at an elevation of 4629 feet (1411 m).[1] Argentine is located 9 miles (14.5 km) east of Quincy.[2]

The place was originally named Greenhorn Diggings, but the name was changed after silver was discovered at the place.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Argentine, 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. 352. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.