Newman Springs, California

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Newman Springs
Unincorporated community
Newman Springs is located in California
Newman Springs
Newman Springs
Location in California
Newman Springs is located in the US
Newman Springs
Newman Springs
Newman Springs (the US)
Coordinates: 39°11′47″N 122°42′57″W / 39.19639°N 122.71583°W / 39.19639; -122.71583Coordinates: 39°11′47″N 122°42′57″W / 39.19639°N 122.71583°W / 39.19639; -122.71583
Country United States
State California
County Lake County
Elevation[1] 2,159 ft (658 m)

Newman Springs (formerly, Soap Creek Springs)[2] is an unincorporated community in Lake County, California.[1] It is located on Soup Creek 15 miles (24 km) north of Clearlake Oaks,[2] at an elevation of 2159 feet (658 m).[1]

The spring waters, containing borax whence the former name "soap", were used by a resort.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Newman Springs, California
  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. 113. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.