Powellton, California

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Coordinates: 39°55′44″N 121°34′21″W / 39.92889°N 121.57250°W / 39.92889; -121.57250

Powellton
Powellton is located in California
Powellton
Powellton
Location in California
Powellton is located in the United States
Powellton
Powellton
Powellton (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°55′44″N 121°34′21″W / 39.92889°N 121.57250°W / 39.92889; -121.57250
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyButte County
Elevation3,622 ft (1,104 m)

Powellton (also, Powell's Ranch, Powells, Powells Ranch, and Powelton) is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California, USA. It lies at an elevation of 3,622 feet (1,104 m). The place is named for R.P. Powell who arrived in 1853.[2] A post office operated in Powellton from 1872 to 1906.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Powellton, 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. 295. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.