Dentens, California

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Former settlement
Dentens is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°46′22″N 120°36′44″W / 39.77278°N 120.61222°W / 39.77278; -120.61222Coordinates: 39°46′22″N 120°36′44″W / 39.77278°N 120.61222°W / 39.77278; -120.61222
Country United States
State California
CountyPlumas County
Elevation4,344 ft (1,324 m)

Dentens is a former settlement in Plumas County, California, United States.[1] It lay at an elevation of 4,344 feet (1,324 m).[1] Dentens is located near the mouth of Denten Creek, 1 mile (1.6 km) south-southeast of Blairsden.[2] It still appeared on maps as 1897.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dentens, 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. 371. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.