Rubicon Springs, California

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Coordinates: 39°01′03″N 120°14′56″W / 39.01750°N 120.24889°W / 39.01750; -120.24889

Rubicon Springs
Former settlement
Rubicon Springs is located in California
Rubicon Springs
Rubicon Springs
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°01′03″N 120°14′56″W / 39.01750°N 120.24889°W / 39.01750; -120.24889
CountryUnited States
CountyEl Dorado County
Elevation6,165 ft (1,879 m)

Rubicon Springs is a set of springs that was used as a resort from the 1860s in El Dorado County, California.[2] It laid at an elevation of 6165 feet (1879 m).[1] It still appeared on maps as of 1940.[1] The natural springs were harnessed for a resort by the 1860s.[3] By 1909, a hotel and summer cottages had been erected.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rubicon Springs, California
  2. ^ Waring 1915, p. 234.
  3. ^ 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. 548. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

Reference bibliography[edit]

  • Waring, Gerald Ashley (1915). Springs of California. U.S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper. 338. U.S. Government Printing Office. doi:10.3133/wsp338.