Malay Camp, California

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Malay Camp is a former settlement and mining camp in Yuba County, California, United States.

It was located on the Yuba River, 1.25 miles (2.0 km) north-northeast of Smartsville, across the river from Landers Bar.[1]

The place name refers to the early miners here during the California Gold Rush from the Malay Peninsula of Southeast Asia.[1]

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  1. ^ 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. 557. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.