Forebay, California

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Unincorporated community
Forebay is located in California
Forebay is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°14′12″N 120°44′12″W / 39.23667°N 120.73667°W / 39.23667; -120.73667Coordinates: 39°14′12″N 120°44′12″W / 39.23667°N 120.73667°W / 39.23667; -120.73667
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 4,416 ft (1,346 m)

Forebay is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Forebay is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 6.5 miles (10.5 km) northwest of Westville.[2] It lies at an elevation of 4416 feet (1346 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Forebay, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 486. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.