Champion, California

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Former settlement
Champion is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°15′35″N 121°02′16″W / 39.25972°N 121.03778°W / 39.25972; -121.03778Coordinates: 39°15′35″N 121°02′16″W / 39.25972°N 121.03778°W / 39.25972; -121.03778
Country  United States
State  California
County Nevada County
Elevation[1] 2,264 ft (690 m)

Champion is a former settlement in Nevada County, California.[1] It lay at an elevation of 2264 feet (690 m).[1] Champion is located on the Deer Creek, 1.25 miles (2.0 km) west-southwest of Nevada City.[2]

The Champion mine was across Deer Creek from the town/[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Champion, 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. 464. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.