Magra, California

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Unincorporated community
Magra is located in California
Location in California
Magra is located in the US
Magra (the US)
Coordinates: 39°08′57″N 120°53′48″W / 39.14917°N 120.89667°W / 39.14917; -120.89667Coordinates: 39°08′57″N 120°53′48″W / 39.14917°N 120.89667°W / 39.14917; -120.89667
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 2,887 ft (880 m)

Magra is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Magra is located on the former Southern Pacific Railroad (now the Union Pacific Railroad), 4.5 miles (7.2 km) northeast of Colfax.[2] It lies at an elevation of 2887 feet (880 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Magra, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 518. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.