Bontes, California

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Former settlement
Bontes is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°47′00″N 120°37′23″W / 39.78333°N 120.62306°W / 39.78333; -120.62306Coordinates: 39°47′00″N 120°37′23″W / 39.78333°N 120.62306°W / 39.78333; -120.62306
Country United States
State California
CountyPlumas County
Elevation4,390 ft (1,338 m)

Bontes is a former settlement in Plumas County, California.[1] It lay at an elevation of 4390 feet (1338 m).[1] Bontes is located near the mouth of Bonta Creek.[2] It still appeared on maps as of 1897.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bontes, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 359. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.