Chili Bar, California

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Chili Bar (also, Chilean Bar, Chelalian Bar, and Chillean Bar) is a former settlement and mining camp in El Dorado County, California.[1] It was located on the South Fork of the American River 4.5 miles (7.2 km) east-southeast of Coloma.[1]

It was founded by Chilean miners who had been run out of Garden Valley.[1]


  1. ^ 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. 465. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

Coordinates: 38°46′02″N 120°49′18″W / 38.76722°N 120.82167°W / 38.76722; -120.82167