Burckhalter, California

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former settlement
Burckhalter is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°21′30″N 120°04′00″W / 39.35833°N 120.06667°W / 39.35833; -120.06667Coordinates: 39°21′30″N 120°04′00″W / 39.35833°N 120.06667°W / 39.35833; -120.06667
Country  United States
State  California
County Nevada County

Burckhalter (also, Burkhalter) is a former settlement in Nevada County, California.[1] Burkhalter was located 2 miles (3.2 km) southeast of Boca.[1]

A post office operated at Burckhalter from 1891 to 1896.[1] The name commemorates Walter Burckhalter, the first postmaster.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 452. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.