Secret Town, California

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Secret Town
Unincorporated community
Secret Town is located in California
Secret Town
Secret Town
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°09′26″N 120°52′40″W / 39.15722°N 120.87778°W / 39.15722; -120.87778Coordinates: 39°09′26″N 120°52′40″W / 39.15722°N 120.87778°W / 39.15722; -120.87778
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 2,904 ft (885 m)

Secret Town is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Secret Town is located 5 miles (8.0 km) northeast of Colfax.[2] It lies at an elevation of 2904 feet (885 m).[1]

Secret Town has been noted for its unusual place name.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Secret Town, 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. 553. 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.