Robbers Creek, California

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Robbers Creek
Unincorporated community
Robbers Creek is located in California
Robbers Creek
Robbers Creek
Robbers Creek is located in the US
Robbers Creek
Robbers Creek
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°22′13″N 121°00′18″W / 40.37028°N 121.00500°W / 40.37028; -121.00500Coordinates: 40°22′13″N 121°00′18″W / 40.37028°N 121.00500°W / 40.37028; -121.00500
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation[1] 5,325 ft (1,623 m)

Robbers Creek is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located on the Western Pacific Railroad 4.25 miles (6.8 km) north of Westwood,[2] at an elevation of 5325 feet (1623 m).[1]

Robbers Creek has been noted for its unusual place name.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Robbers Creek, 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. 412. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-4401-3421-0.