Hough Springs, California

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Hough Springs
Unincorporated community
Hough Springs is located in California
Hough Springs
Hough Springs
Hough Springs is located in the US
Hough Springs
Hough Springs
Location in California
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
Country United States
State California
County Lake County
Elevation[1] 1,535 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.