Bestville, California

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Bestville is an unincorporated community in on the North Fork Salmon River in Siskiyou County, California, just downstream from Sawyers Bar.[1] Bestville is located at 41°18′03″N 123°08′35″W / 41.3007°N 123.1431°W / 41.3007; -123.1431.


Bestville, now in Siskiyou County was a California Gold Rush mining camp,[2] first in Trinity County (one of the original counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood). Then in the now defunct Klamath County from 1851 to 1874. It was then within that part of Klamath County annexed to the Siskiyou County.


  1. ^ GNIS Feature Detail Report for: Bestville
  2. ^ Hubert Howe Bancroft, History of California, Vol. VI, 1848-1859, The History company, San Francisco, 1888, p.370

Coordinates: 41°18′03″N 123°08′35″W / 41.3007°N 123.1431°W / 41.3007; -123.1431