Mooney Flat, California

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Mooney Flat
Mooney Flat is located in California
Mooney Flat
Mooney Flat
Location in California
Mooney Flat is located in the United States
Mooney Flat
Mooney Flat
Mooney Flat (the United States)
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
CountyNevada County
Elevation741 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.