Mohawk, California

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Unincorporated community
Mohawk is located in California
Mohawk is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°46′44″N 120°38′08″W / 39.77889°N 120.63556°W / 39.77889; -120.63556Coordinates: 39°46′44″N 120°38′08″W / 39.77889°N 120.63556°W / 39.77889; -120.63556
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas County
Elevation[1] 4,360 ft (1,329 m)

Mohawk (formerly, Mohawk Valley)[2] is an unincorporated community in Plumas County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 4360 feet (1329 m).[1] Mohawk is located 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Blairsden.[2]

The Mohawk Valley post office opened in 1870 and changed its name to Mohawk when it moved in 1881.[2] The Mohawk post office closed in 1926.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mohawk, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 401. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.