Ohm, California

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former settlement
Ohm is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°19′N 120°38′W / 39.317°N 120.633°W / 39.317; -120.633Coordinates: 39°19′N 120°38′W / 39.317°N 120.633°W / 39.317; -120.633
Country United States
State California
CountyNevada County

Ohm (also, Spaulding) is a former settlement in Nevada County, California.[1] It was the site of a power plant built in 1913.[1]

A post office operated at Ohm in 1913.[1] Workers building the power plant lived in nearby Camp Spaulding.[1]


  1. ^ 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. 460. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.