Hobergs, California

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Hobergs, California
Unincorporated community
Hobergs, California is located in California
Hobergs, California
Hobergs, California
Hobergs, California is located in the US
Hobergs, California
Hobergs, California
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°50′37″N 122°43′28″W / 38.84361°N 122.72444°W / 38.84361; -122.72444Coordinates: 38°50′37″N 122°43′28″W / 38.84361°N 122.72444°W / 38.84361; -122.72444
Country United States
State California
County Lake County
Elevation[1] 3,015 ft (919 m)

Hobergs (formerly, Hoberg Resort and Hobergs Resort) is an unincorporated community in Lake County, California.[1] It is located 2.25 miles (3.6 km) north-northwest of Whispering Pines,[2] at an elevation of 3015 feet (919 m).[1]

History[edit]

Gustave Hoberg founded a resort at the site in 1885.[2] A post office operated at Hobergs from 1929 to 1970.[2]

The resort was destroyed by the Valley Fire in September, 2015.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hobergs, 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. 77. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Rossman, Randi; Payne, Paul (September 13, 2015). "Valley Fire: Devastation during the night as fire destroys homes". Santa Rosa Press Democrat. Retrieved September 13, 2015.