Pleasant Grove, California

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Pleasant Grove, California
Pleasant Grove
Pleasant Grove
Nickname(s): 
Gouge-Eye
Pleasant Grove, California is located in California
Pleasant Grove, California
Pleasant Grove, California
Coordinates: 38°49′26″N 121°29′02″W / 38.82389°N 121.48389°W / 38.82389; -121.48389Coordinates: 38°49′26″N 121°29′02″W / 38.82389°N 121.48389°W / 38.82389; -121.48389
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountySutter
Elevation
49 ft (15 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95668
Area code(s)916, 279
GNIS feature ID230798[1]

Pleasant Grove is an unincorporated community in Sutter County, California, United States. Pleasant Grove is 7.5 miles (12.1 km) southeast of Nicolaus. Pleasant Grove has a post office with ZIP code 95668.[2] The community originated as a wagon and freight stop, and it earned the nickname Gouge-Eye after a saloon fight in which one man gouged out the eye of another. The post office opened as Pleasant Grove Creek in 1867, became Pleasant Grove in 1875, and moved 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east in 1940.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pleasant Grove, California
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 539. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.