Bucks Lake

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This article is about the reservoir. For the census-designated place, see Bucks Lake, California.
Bucks Lake
Location Plumas County, California[1]
Coordinates 39°53′05″N 121°09′42″W / 39.88472°N 121.16167°W / 39.88472; -121.16167[1]Coordinates: 39°53′05″N 121°09′42″W / 39.88472°N 121.16167°W / 39.88472; -121.16167[1]
Type reservoir[1]
Primary inflows Bucks Creek[2]
Primary outflows Bucks Creek
Catchment area 29.5 square miles (76 km2)[2]
Basin countries United States
Managing agency Pacific Gas and Electric Company[2]
Built 1928 (1928)[2]
Surface area 1,827 acres (739 ha)[2]
Surface elevation 5,161 feet (1,573 m)[1]

Bucks Lake is a reservoir in Plumas County, California, created in 1928 by the construction of Bucks Storage Dam on Bucks Creek, a tributary of the Feather River. The dam is managed by the Pacific Gas and Electric Company.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Bucks Lake". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Dams Within the Jurisdiction of the State of California (A-G)" (PDF). California Department of Water Resources. Retrieved September 24, 2012.