Indian Springs, Nevada County, California

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Indian Springs
Former settlement
Indian Springs is located in California
Indian Springs
Indian Springs
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°10′46″N 121°11′34″W / 39.17944°N 121.19278°W / 39.17944; -121.19278Coordinates: 39°10′46″N 121°11′34″W / 39.17944°N 121.19278°W / 39.17944; -121.19278
CountryUnited States
CountyNevada County
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

Indian Springs is a small set of springs after which a nearby mining settlement was named in the 19th century, in Nevada County, California, located near Rough and Ready.[1][2] It had a post office from 1858 to 1871, and again from 1892 until 1893. Indian Springs was listed on a map as of 1949.[3]


  1. ^ Waring 1915, p. 360.
  2. ^ "NEVADA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA". Archived from the original on 2009-01-06. Retrieved 2009-06-01.
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 502. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

Reference bibliography[edit]

  • Waring, Gerald Ashley (1915). Springs of California. U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper. 338. U.S. Government Printing Office. doi:10.3133/wsp338.