Hinton, California

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Unincorporated community
Hinton is located in California
Hinton is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°22′31″N 120°04′26″W / 39.37528°N 120.07389°W / 39.37528; -120.07389Coordinates: 39°22′31″N 120°04′26″W / 39.37528°N 120.07389°W / 39.37528; -120.07389
Country  United States
State  California
County Nevada County
Elevation[1] 5,499 ft (1,676 m)

Hinton is an unincorporated community in Nevada County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 5499 feet (1676 m).[1] Hinton is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 7 miles (11.3 km) east-northeast of Truckee.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hinton, 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. 498. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.