Nashville, California

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Coordinates: 38°34′44″N 120°50′43″W / 38.57889°N 120.84528°W / 38.57889; -120.84528

Nashville, California
Nashville, California is located in California
Nashville, California
Nashville, California
Location in California
Nashville, California is located in the United States
Nashville, California
Nashville, California
Nashville, California (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°34′44″N 120°50′43″W / 38.57889°N 120.84528°W / 38.57889; -120.84528
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyEl Dorado County
Elevation863 ft (263 m)

Nashville (formerly, Nashville Bar, Quartzville, and Quartzburg)[2] is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located on the North Fork of the Cosumnes River 10.5 miles (17 km) south of Placerville,[2] at an elevation of 863 feet (263 m).[1]

The place was first called Nashville Bar, then Quartzville and Quartzburg, before being named for Nashville, Tennessee.[2]

A post office operated in Nashville from 1852 to 1854 and from 1870 to 1907.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nashville, 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. 528. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.