Little York, California

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Little York
Former settlement
Little York is located in California
Little York
Little York
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°11′43″N 120°52′34″W / 39.19528°N 120.87611°W / 39.19528; -120.87611Coordinates: 39°11′43″N 120°52′34″W / 39.19528°N 120.87611°W / 39.19528; -120.87611
Country United States
State California
CountyNevada County
Elevation2,926 ft (892 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)

Little York (previously: Little New York) is a former settlement in Nevada County, California, located near Chicago Park,[2] between Bear River and Greenhorn Creek.[3]

A post office serviced the settlement for a few months in 1855, and then again during the period of 1856 until 1886.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Little York, California
  2. ^ "NEVADA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA". Archived from the original on 2008-11-20. Retrieved 2009-06-01. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ Browne, John Ross (1868). Report of J. Ross Browne on the Mineral Resources of the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains (Digitized Feb 17, 2006 ed.). Government Printing Office. p. 116.
  4. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. pp. 515–516. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.