Michigan Bar, California

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Michigan Bar
Former settlement
CountryUnited States
CountySacramento County
Reference no.468[1]

Michigan Bar was a former mining camp near the Cosumnes River in Sacramento County, California. The town site was founded in 1849 at Michigan, where it gets its name. By the 1850s the population figure was around 1500 people. Today the original site of the town has been destroyed by hydraulic mining.[2]

It is also California Historical Landmark #468.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Michigan Bar". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-11.
  2. ^ Hoover, Mildred Brooke; Kyle, Douglas E. (2002-09-06). Historic spots in California. Stanford University Press. p. 306. ISBN 978-0-8047-4482-9. Retrieved 21 December 2011.