Nielsburg, California

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Unincorporated community
Nielsburg is located in California
Nielsburg is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°57′26″N 121°02′00″W / 38.95722°N 121.03333°W / 38.95722; -121.03333Coordinates: 38°57′26″N 121°02′00″W / 38.95722°N 121.03333°W / 38.95722; -121.03333
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 1,539 ft (469 m)

Nielsburg (formerly, Nielsburgh and Niellsburgh)[2] is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Nielsburg is located 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north-northeast of Auburn.[2] It lies at an elevation of 1539 feet (469 m).[1]

The Nielsburgh post office operated from 1855 to 1866.[2] The name honors the first postmaster, Arthur C. Neill.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nielsburg, 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. 530. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.