Prosser Creek is a former settlement in Nevada County, California. Prosser Creek is located on the former Central Pacific Railroad, 1 mile (1.6 km) southwest of Boca. 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.
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