Challenge, California

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Coordinates: 39°29′15″N 121°13′25″W / 39.48750°N 121.22361°W / 39.48750; -121.22361

Unincorporated community
Challenge is located in California
Location in California
Challenge is located in the US
Challenge (the US)
Coordinates: 39°29′15″N 121°13′25″W / 39.48750°N 121.22361°W / 39.48750; -121.22361
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 2,595 ft (791 m)

Challenge (formerly, Challenge Mills)[2] is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located on Dry Creek 30 miles (48 km) northeast of Marysville,[2] at an elevation of 2595 feet (791 m).

A post office opened at Challenge in 1895.[2]


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Challenge has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Challenge, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 464. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Challenge, California