Bridge over the Merced River at Briceburg
|Elevation||1,138 ft (347 m)|
Briceburg (formerly, Bear Creek) is an unincorporated community in Mariposa County, California. It is located on the Merced River near the confluence with Bear Creek, 5 miles (8 km) north-northwest of Midpines, at an elevation of 1138 feet (347 m). It is accessed via a bridge over the Merced River that connects Highway 140 with Briceburg Road.
The name honors William M. Brice, who built a store at the location in 1926.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Briceburg, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 749-750. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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