Camp Sierra, California

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Coordinates: 37°11′26″N 119°15′35″W / 37.19056°N 119.25972°W / 37.19056; -119.25972

Camp Sierra
Camp Sierra is located in California
Camp Sierra
Camp Sierra
Location in California
Camp Sierra is located in the United States
Camp Sierra
Camp Sierra
Camp Sierra (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°11′26″N 119°15′35″W / 37.19056°N 119.25972°W / 37.19056; -119.25972
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyFresno County
Elevation4,534 ft (1,382 m)

Camp Sierra (formerly, Sierra Chautauqua)[2] is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 7 miles (11 km) north-northeast of Shaver Lake Heights,[2] at an elevation of 4534 feet (1382 m).[1]

The Sierra Chautauqua post office opened in 1918, the name was changed to Camp Sierra in 1924, and was closed in 1935.[2] The name Chautauqua is transplanted from New York State.[2]

www.campsierra.org

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Camp Sierra, California
  2. ^ 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. 1011. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.