Newman Springs, California

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Newman Springs
Newman Springs is located in California
Newman Springs
Newman Springs
Location in California
Newman Springs is located in the United States
Newman Springs
Newman Springs
Newman Springs (the United States)
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
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyLake County
Elevation2,159 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.