Rainbow, Placer County, California

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Unincorporated community
Rainbow is located in California
Rainbow is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°18′37″N 120°30′31″W / 39.31028°N 120.50861°W / 39.31028; -120.50861Coordinates: 39°18′37″N 120°30′31″W / 39.31028°N 120.50861°W / 39.31028; -120.50861
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 5,781 ft (1,762 m)

Rainbow is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Rainbow is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of Cisco Grove.[2] It lies at an elevation of 5781 feet (1762 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rainbow, Placer County, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 543. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.