Plainsburg, California

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For the former settlement with this name, see Plainsburg (former settlement), California.
Unincorporated community
Plainsburg is located in California
Plainsburg is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°13′59″N 120°19′28″W / 37.23306°N 120.32444°W / 37.23306; -120.32444Coordinates: 37°13′59″N 120°19′28″W / 37.23306°N 120.32444°W / 37.23306; -120.32444
Country United States
State California
County Merced County
Elevation[1] 220 ft (67 m)

Plainsburg (formerly, Plainsberg and Welch's Store) is an unincorporated community in Merced County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Le Grand,[2] at an elevation of 220 feet (67 m).[1]

A post office operated at Plainsburg from 1869 to 1907.[2]


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