Scarface, California

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Unincorporated community
Scarface is located in California
Scarface is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 41°24′42″N 121°17′42″W / 41.41167°N 121.29500°W / 41.41167; -121.29500Coordinates: 41°24′42″N 121°17′42″W / 41.41167°N 121.29500°W / 41.41167; -121.29500
Country United States
State California
County Modoc County
Elevation[1] 4,390 ft (1,338 m)

Scarface is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California.[1] It is located on the former Great Northern Railway Bieber Line 9 miles (14 km) northeast of White Horse,[2] at an elevation of 4390 feet (1338 m).[1]

The name honors Scarface Charley, one of the warriors in Captain Jack's forces during the Modoc War.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Scarface, California
  2. ^ 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. 415. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.