Orleans Flat, California

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Orleans Flat
Former settlement
Orleans Flat is located in California
Orleans Flat
Orleans Flat
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°25′44″N 120°50′06″W / 39.42889°N 120.83500°W / 39.42889; -120.83500Coordinates: 39°25′44″N 120°50′06″W / 39.42889°N 120.83500°W / 39.42889; -120.83500
Country  United States
State  California
County Nevada County
Elevation[1] 1,266 m (4,153 ft)

Orleans Flat (also, Orlean's Flat,[1] Orleans,[2] and Concord[2]) is a former settlement in Nevada County, California. Orleans Flat is located 5.25 miles (8.4 km) northeast of North Bloomfield.[2] It is situated at an elevation of 4,153 ft (1,266 m) above sea level.[1]

The place was first named Concord (by 1888), and then Orleans (by 1898), before Orleans Flat.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Orleans Flat, 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. 534. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.