Hough Springs, California

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Hough Springs
Hough Springs is located in California
Hough Springs
Hough Springs
Location in California
Hough Springs is located in the United States
Hough Springs
Hough Springs
Hough Springs (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°09′45″N 122°36′44″W / 39.16250°N 122.61222°W / 39.16250; -122.61222Coordinates: 39°09′45″N 122°36′44″W / 39.16250°N 122.61222°W / 39.16250; -122.61222
CountryUnited States
CountyLake County
Elevation1,535 ft (468 m)

Hough Springs (formerly, Hough's Mineral Springs)[2] is an unincorporated community in Lake County, California.[1] It is located on the North Fork of Cache Creek 10 miles (16 km) north-northeast of Clearlake Oaks,[2] at an elevation of 1535 feet (468 m).[1]

Originally a resort, which by 1910 could accommodate 100 guests.[2] A post office operated at Hough Springs from 1882 to 1892, with a closure in 1886 to 1887.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hough Springs, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 80. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.