Seneca, California

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Seneca is located in California
Location in California
Seneca is located in the United States
Seneca (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°06′38″N 121°05′05″W / 40.11056°N 121.08472°W / 40.11056; -121.08472Coordinates: 40°06′38″N 121°05′05″W / 40.11056°N 121.08472°W / 40.11056; -121.08472
Country United States
State California
CountyPlumas County
Elevation3,625 ft (1,105 m)

Seneca (formerly, North Fork)[2] is an unincorporated community in Plumas County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 3625 feet (1105 m).[1] Seneca is located on the North Fork Feather River, 6.25 miles (10.1 km) north of Twain.[2]

The Seneca post office opened in 1902, closed in 1918, reopened in 1923, moved in 1941, and closed finally in 1943.[2]

In 2013, the owners of the 12 acres comprising Seneca were offering it for sale, at a price of $225,000.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Seneca, 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.
  3. ^ Alex, Kurtis; November 12, er on; PM, 2013 at 4:59 (November 13, 2013). "For sale: California ghost town". SFGate Blog.
  4. ^ Gastaldo, Evann. "On Craigslist: California ghost town, $225K". USA TODAY.