Bassetts, California

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Bassetts, California
Bassetts, California is located in California
Bassetts, California
Bassetts, California
Coordinates: 39°37′11″N 120°35′15″W / 39.61972°N 120.58750°W / 39.61972; -120.58750Coordinates: 39°37′11″N 120°35′15″W / 39.61972°N 120.58750°W / 39.61972; -120.58750
CountryUnited States
5,538 ft (1,688 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)530
GNIS feature ID1658002[1]

Bassetts is an unincorporated community in Sierra County, California, United States. Bassetts is located along California State Highway 49 and the North Yuba River. The community was previously known as Hancock House and Howard Ranch; it was given its current name in the 1870s after Jacob and Mary Bassett.[2]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 447. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.