Lower Rancheria, California

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Coordinates: 38°26′17″N 120°49′10″W / 38.43806°N 120.81944°W / 38.43806; -120.81944

Lower Rancheria
Former settlement
Lower Rancheria is located in California
Lower Rancheria
Lower Rancheria
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°26′17″N 120°49′10″W / 38.43806°N 120.81944°W / 38.43806; -120.81944
Country United States
State California
County Amador County
Elevation[1] 1,017 ft (310 m)

Lower Rancheria is a former settlement in Amador County, California. It was located on Rancheria Creek 2 miles (3.2 km) east-southeast of Drytown,[2] at an elevation of 1017 feet (310 m). Placer mining began at Lower Rancheria in 1848.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lower Rancheria, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 478. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.