Gelatt, California

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Former settlement
Gelatt is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°19′16″N 120°17′29″W / 39.32111°N 120.29139°W / 39.32111; -120.29139Coordinates: 39°19′16″N 120°17′29″W / 39.32111°N 120.29139°W / 39.32111; -120.29139
CountryUnited States
CountyNevada County
Elevation5,945 ft (1,812 m)

Gelatt is a former settlement in Nevada County, California. It is situated at an elevation of 5,945 ft (1,812 m) above sea level,[1]

There was a post office in the town from 1923 to 1935.[2] Gelatt was named for Ethel Gelatt, first postmaster.


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gelatt, 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. 490. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.