Deadwood, Placer County, California

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Ghost town
Deadwood is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°04′50″N 120°41′22″W / 39.08056°N 120.68944°W / 39.08056; -120.68944Coordinates: 39°04′50″N 120°41′22″W / 39.08056°N 120.68944°W / 39.08056; -120.68944
Country United States
State California
County Placer County
Elevation 4,000 ft (1,000 m)

Deadwood is a ghost town in Placer County, California.[1]


Deadwood town was founded in 1852 after the gold was found in the surrounding areas.

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  1. ^ Varney, Philip; Drew, John and Susan (2001). Ghost Towns of Northern California: Your Guide to Ghost Towns & Historic Mining Camps. Stillwater, Minnesota: Voyageur Press. ISBN 0896584445. 

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