Drum, Placer County, California

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Former settlement
Drum is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°14′57″N 120°45′13″W / 39.24917°N 120.75361°W / 39.24917; -120.75361Coordinates: 39°14′57″N 120°45′13″W / 39.24917°N 120.75361°W / 39.24917; -120.75361
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 4,655 ft (1,419 m)

Drum is a former settlement in Placer County, California.[1] Drum is located 5 miles (8.0 km) east-northeast of Dutch Flat.[2] It lay at an elevation of 4655 feet (1419 m).[1]

The Drum post office operated from 1913 to 1915.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Drum, Placer County, 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. 478. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.