Bidwell, California

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Coordinates: 39°33′25″N 121°27′56″W / 39.55694°N 121.46556°W / 39.55694; -121.46556

Former settlement
Bidwell is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°33′25″N 121°27′56″W / 39.55694°N 121.46556°W / 39.55694; -121.46556
CountryUnited States
CountyButte County
Elevation902 ft (275 m)
Western section of the Feather River Railway with connection to Western Pacific line in 1948

Bidwell is a former settlement in Butte County, California, United States. It was located 1.25 miles (2.0 km) west of Bidwell's Bar on the Western Pacific Railroad,[2] and Feather River Railway at an elevation of 902 feet (275 m). The settlement was near the Bidwell-Sacramento River State Park, and has been inundated by Lake Oroville.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bidwell, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 193. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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