Calneva, California

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Unincorporated community
Calneva is located in California
Calneva is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°09′10″N 120°00′32″W / 40.15278°N 120.00889°W / 40.15278; -120.00889Coordinates: 40°09′10″N 120°00′32″W / 40.15278°N 120.00889°W / 40.15278; -120.00889
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation[1] 4,009 ft (1,222 m)

Calneva is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located 10 miles (16 km) north-northeast of Doyle,[2] at an elevation of 4009 feet (1222 m).[1] Calneva is on the Nevada state line—its name is a portmanteau of California and Nevada.[3]

A post office operated at Calneva from 1911 to 1919, and from 1920 to 1933.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Calneva, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 361. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Remington, Frank L. (Sep 8, 1969). "Take a Good Look at the US Map. Towns Have the Craziest Names". The Milwaukee Journal. p. 2. Retrieved 18 May 2015.