Las Plumas, California
|Elevation||902 ft (275 m)|
This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Las Plumas has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.
A post office operated in Las Plumas from 1908 to 1967, with a closure from 1909 to 1912. Its location on the Feather River gave the place its translated into Spanish name. The town was located in the Feather River canyon, but was evacuated and flooded when Oroville Dam was built. Most former residents now live in nearby Oroville.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Las Plumas, 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. 263. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 264. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Climate Summary for Las Plumas, California
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