Prosser Creek, California

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Prosser Creek
Former settlement
Prosser Creek is located in California
Prosser Creek
Prosser Creek
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°22′30″N 120°06′30″W / 39.37500°N 120.10833°W / 39.37500; -120.10833Coordinates: 39°22′30″N 120°06′30″W / 39.37500°N 120.10833°W / 39.37500; -120.10833
Country  United States
State  California
County Nevada County
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Prosser Creek is a former settlement in Nevada County, California.[1] Prosser Creek is located on the former Central Pacific Railroad, 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Boca.[1] The first appearance is on the von Leicht-Hoffmann Tahoe map of 1874. According to Henry T Williams (1876) a man by that name operated a hotel there in the early days.[2]


  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. 452. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  2. ^ Gudde, Erwin G. (1998). California place names : the origin and etymology of current geographical names (4th ed., rev. and enl. ed.). Berkeley: University of California Press. p. 302. ISBN 0-520-21316-5.