Cape Horn Bar, California

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Cape Horn Bar is a former settlement and mining camp of the California Gold Rush, in Yuba County, California.

It was located on the Yuba River just above of Cordua Bar.[1]

The name was bestowed by Gold Rush miners from Connecticut, who arrived here via sailing around Cape Horn.[1]

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  1. ^ 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. 568. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.