Edgemont, Lassen County, California

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Edgemont
Former settlement
Edgemont is located in California
Edgemont
Edgemont
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°18′42″N 120°26′42″W / 40.31167°N 120.44500°W / 40.31167; -120.44500Coordinates: 40°18′42″N 120°26′42″W / 40.31167°N 120.44500°W / 40.31167; -120.44500
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation[1] 4,032 ft (1,229 m)

Edgemont (also, Spoonville)[2] is a former settlement in Lassen County, California.[1] It was located 5.5 miles (8.9 km) south-southwest of Litchfield,[2] at an elevation of 4032 feet (1229 m).[1]

The Spoonville post office opened in 1903, changed its name to Edgement in 1913, and closed in 1918.[2] The name Spoonville honored Florella A. Spoon.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Edgemont, Lassen County, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 375. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.