Oat Valley, California

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Oat Valley (Pomo language: Bal-lo’ ki)[1] is a former settlement in Yolo County, California. It was originally located 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Dunnigan and moved to a location 7 miles (11 km) northeast of Capay in 1873.[2]

A post office operated at Oat Valley from 1869 to 1875.[2]


  1. ^ Chestnut, Victor King (1902). Plants used by the Indians of Mendocino County, California. Government Printing Office. p. 404. Retrieved 24 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 461. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.