Mooney Flat, California

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Mooney Flat
Unincorporated community
Mooney Flat is located in California
Mooney Flat
Mooney Flat
Mooney Flat is located in the US
Mooney Flat
Mooney Flat
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°12′56″N 121°16′28″W / 39.21556°N 121.27444°W / 39.21556; -121.27444Coordinates: 39°12′56″N 121°16′28″W / 39.21556°N 121.27444°W / 39.21556; -121.27444
Country  United States
State  California
County Nevada County
Elevation[1] 741 ft (226 m)

Mooney Flat (also, Mooney's Flat)[2] is an unincorporated community in Nevada County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 741 feet (226 m).[1]

The name honors Thomas Mooney, who began a trading post and hotel there in 1851.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mooney Flat, California
  2. ^ 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. 525. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.