Briceland, California

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Coordinates: 40°06′29″N 123°54′00″W / 40.10806°N 123.90000°W / 40.10806; -123.90000

Briceland
Unincorporated community
Briceland is located in California
Briceland
Briceland
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°06′29″N 123°54′00″W / 40.10806°N 123.90000°W / 40.10806; -123.90000
Country United States
State California
County Humboldt County
Elevation[1] 594 ft (181 m)

Briceland is an unincorporated community in Humboldt County, California.[1] It is 6 miles (10 km) west of Redway,[2] at an elevation of 594 feet (181 m).[1]

A post office operated at Briceland from 1889 to 1968.[2] The name honors John C. Briceland, who purchased the site in 1889.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Briceland, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 25. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.