Neals Diggins, California

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Neals Diggins (also, Neals Diggings;[1] later, Adamstown, Adamsville, and Adams Bar) is a former settlement and mining camp in Butte County, California, United States.[2] It was located on the Feather River upstream from Oroville, on the opposite bank from Long's Bar.[2] It was founded by Sam Neal, a local rancher,[1] in 1848.[2] Later that year, George Adams re-established the place and named it for himself.


  1. ^ a b Miller, Donald C. (1978). Ghost Towns of California. Boulder, Colorado: Pruett Publishing Company. p. 124. ISBN 0871085178.
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 289. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.