Coyoteville, Nevada County, California
|Elevation||2,160 ft (660 m)|
On the eastern section of Lost Hill, the town of Coyoteville started in an area of gravel hills that were rich with gold. During the California Gold Rush, a tunneling method, nicknamed "coyoteing" was developed here, leading to the town's naming.
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