Marigold, California

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Coordinates: 39°10′53″N 121°27′28″W / 39.18139°N 121.45778°W / 39.18139; -121.45778

Former settlement
Marigold is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°10′53″N 121°27′28″W / 39.18139°N 121.45778°W / 39.18139; -121.45778
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation[1] 108 ft (33 m)

Marigold (formerly, Martins)[2] is a former settlement in Yuba County, California. It was located 5 miles (8.0 km) south-southwest of Browns Valley,[2] at an elevation of 108 feet (33 m). It still appeared on maps as of 1911.

A post office operated at Marigold from 1911 to 1929.[2] The name is from Marysville Gold Mining Company.[2] Gold dredging was practiced at the nearby Yuba Goldfields in the early 20th century.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Marigold, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 519. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.