Jayhawk, California

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Coordinates: 38°43′53″N 120°57′59″W / 38.73139°N 120.96639°W / 38.73139; -120.96639

Jayhawk
Jayhawk is located in California
Jayhawk
Jayhawk
Location in California
Jayhawk is located in the United States
Jayhawk
Jayhawk
Jayhawk (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°43′53″N 120°57′59″W / 38.73139°N 120.96639°W / 38.73139; -120.96639
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyEl Dorado County
Elevation1,161 ft (354 m)

Jayhawk (formerly, Jay Hawk)[2] is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located 6.5 miles (10 km) southwest of Coloma,[2] at an elevation of 1161 feet (354 m).[1]

A post office operated at Jay Hawk from 1860 to 1865.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Jayhawk, 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. 505. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.