Scotts, California

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Scotts
Unincorporated community
Scotts is located in California
Scotts
Scotts
Scotts is located in the US
Scotts
Scotts
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°50′47″N 120°05′33″W / 39.84639°N 120.09250°W / 39.84639; -120.09250Coordinates: 39°50′47″N 120°05′33″W / 39.84639°N 120.09250°W / 39.84639; -120.09250
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation[1] 4,810 ft (1,466 m)

Scotts is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located on the Western Pacific Railroad 4 miles (6.4 km) north-northeast of Beckwourth Pass,[2] at an elevation of 4810 feet (1466 m).[1]

A post office operated at Scotts from 1912 to 1916.[2] The name honors Charles A. Scott, its first postmaster.[2]

References[edit]

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