Ranlett, California

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Ranlett is a former settlement in Amador County, California. It was 0.5 miles (0.8 km) west of Sunnybrook.[1] A post office operated at Ranlett, which also served the Newton mine, from 1895 to 1905.[1] The place was named for Arthur G. Ranlett, its first postmaster.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 564. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.