Rock Creek, Butte County, California

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Rock Creek (also, Keefers Station, after James L. Keefer, the first postmaster) is a former settlement in Butte County, California, United States. It was located 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Chico.[1] A post office operated in Rock Creek from 1858 to 1871.[1] Rock Creek was an amalgamation of two smaller camps, Big Rock Creek and Little Rock Creek.[2]

References[edit]

  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. 211. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  2. ^ Miller, Donald C. (1978). Ghost Towns of California. Boulder, Colorado: Pruett Publishing Company. p. 146. ISBN 0871085178.