Newman Springs, California

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Newman Springs
Unincorporated community
Newman Springs is located in California
Newman Springs
Newman Springs
Newman Springs is located in the US
Newman Springs
Newman Springs
Location in California
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.