Lander Crossing, California
|Elevation||2,300 ft (701 m)|
Lander Crossing (also, Lander) is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Lander Crossing is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south-southwest of Colfax. It lies at an elevation of 2300 feet (701 m).
The name honors Frederick West Lander, superintendent for the wagon road in 1858.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lander Crossing, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 511. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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