|Elevation||1,391 ft (424 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||261237|
Helena is an unincorporated community in Trinity County, California, United States. Helena is located on the North Fork of the Trinity River, 10 miles (16 km) west-northwest of Weaverville. The community was settled in 1851 as a mining camp. It was known as Bagdad, North Fork, and The Cove before its post office opened in 1891; the post office was named Helena after the postmaster's wife. The post office was later moved to North Fork. Today the town is abandoned and owned by the trustee of a deceased businessman from San Jose. The Currie Cottage (1859), the Meckel Store (1858), the Shlomer Brick Building (1859), The Shlomer Feed Stable (1860), the Meckel Barn (1860), and a rental building built in the 1930s remain, in addition to the Helena Cemetery across the river.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Helena, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 75. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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