Prairie Diggings, California

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Prairie Diggings (also, Hole in the Wall) is a former settlement and mining camp in Yuba County, California. It was located 3 miles (4.8 km) north-northwest of Browns Valley near the headwaters of Prairie Creek.[1] It was founded in 1854.[1]


  1. ^ 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. 455. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.