Nimshew, California

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Coordinates: 39°50′37″N 121°37′09″W / 39.84361°N 121.61917°W / 39.84361; -121.61917

Nimshew
Nimshew is located in California
Nimshew
Nimshew
Location in California
Nimshew is located in the United States
Nimshew
Nimshew
Nimshew (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°50′37″N 121°37′09″W / 39.84361°N 121.61917°W / 39.84361; -121.61917
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyButte County
Elevation2,507 ft (764 m)

Nimshew is a former mining town in Butte County, California, formed to house workers at the nearby Nimshew gold mine. It lies at an elevation of 2507 feet (764 m). It had a post office from 1880 to 1923.[2] It is now a neighborhood of Magalia.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Nimshew, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 285. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.