Genesee, California

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Unincorporated community
Genesee is located in California
Genesee is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°02′35″N 120°45′14″W / 40.04306°N 120.75389°W / 40.04306; -120.75389Coordinates: 40°02′35″N 120°45′14″W / 40.04306°N 120.75389°W / 40.04306; -120.75389
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas County
Elevation[1] 3,701 ft (1,128 m)

Genesee (formerly, Geneseo)[2] is an unincorporated community in Plumas County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 3701 feet (1128 m).[1] Genesee is located 5 miles (8.0 km) east-southeast of Taylorsville.[2]

The Geneseo post office operated from 1865 to 1868, and again from 1880 to 1940.[2]

Local legends sometimes use Genesee as a location for ghost stories.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Genesee, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 379. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.