Brush Creek, California

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This article is about the unincorporated place in Butte County formerly called Mountain House. For other places of the same name, see Mountain House, California (disambiguation). For the tributary of Santa Rosa Creek, see Brush Creek (Sonoma County, California).
Brush Creek
Unincorporated community
Brush Creek is located in California
Brush Creek
Brush Creek
Brush Creek is located in the US
Brush Creek
Brush Creek
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°41′26″N 121°20′21″W / 39.69056°N 121.33917°W / 39.69056; -121.33917
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation[1] 3,540 ft (1,079 m)

Brush Creek (formerly, Mountain Cottage and Mountain House)[1] is an unincorporated community near Oroville in Butte County, California, United States. It lies at the east end of State Route 162, just beyond the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. The ZIP Code is 95916. The community is inside area code 530. It lies at an elevation of 3,540 feet (1,079 m). A post office operated at Brush Creek from 1856 until 1916, having moved once in 1902.[2]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Brush Creek, 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. 201. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

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Coordinates: 39°41′26″N 121°20′21″W / 39.69056°N 121.33917°W / 39.69056; -121.33917