Lumpkin, California

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Coordinates: 39°36′36″N 121°12′32″W / 39.61000°N 121.20889°W / 39.61000; -121.20889

Lumpkin
Lumpkin is located in California
Lumpkin
Lumpkin
Location in California
Lumpkin is located in the United States
Lumpkin
Lumpkin
Lumpkin (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°36′36″N 121°12′32″W / 39.61000°N 121.20889°W / 39.61000; -121.20889
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyButte County
Elevation3,586 ft (1,093 m)

Lumpkin was an unincorporated community in Butte County, California. It was located 6 miles (10 km) north-northwest of Clipper Mills on the Feather River Railway, at an elevation of 3586 feet (1093 m).[2] It was the site of a major lumber mill, producing 3.5 million board feet per year in the late 1880s.[3] A post office operated at Lumpkin from 1886 to 1919.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lumpkin, 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. 272. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ California as It Is: Being a Concise Description of the State by Counties: with Memoranda of the Progress of Each in Agricultural, Horticultural, Mining and Other Industries, Up to the Year 1887-'88. San Francisco: Proprietors of the Daily and Weekly Call. 1888. p. 31. Retrieved 2020-06-29.