Camp Spaulding, California

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Camp Spaulding
Former settlement
Camp Spaulding is located in California
Camp Spaulding
Camp Spaulding
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°19′09″N 120°38′17″W / 39.31917°N 120.63806°W / 39.31917; -120.63806Coordinates: 39°19′09″N 120°38′17″W / 39.31917°N 120.63806°W / 39.31917; -120.63806
Country United States
State California
CountyNevada County
Elevation5,157 ft (1,572 m)

Camp Spaulding is a former settlement in Nevada County, California. Camp Spaulding is located 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Yuba Gap.[2] It is situated at an elevation of 5,157 ft (1,572 m) above sea level.[1]

History[edit]

The settlement began for workers building a nearby power plant for the Pacific Gas & Electric Spaulding Dam at nearby Ohm in 1913.[2]

It was founded by Elizabeth Ward Spaulding.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Camp Spaulding, 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. 460. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.