French Flat

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French Flat or French Camp now a ghost town was in Tuolumne County, California. It was located near French Flat from which it took its name, one and a half miles south southwest of Tuttletown. Its location was near the flat, northwest of an 1,894 foot mountain.[1]


The town was a company mining town during the 1860s with a population of about 1,000. [2]


The site today is accessed by French Flat Road, off Rawhide Road, through private property. There are remains of a water cistern, water tanks, foundations of a hotel and various buildings and remains of fences.[2]


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Coordinates: 37°58′20″N 120°28′17″W / 37.97222°N 120.47139°W / 37.97222; -120.47139