Shelby Flat, California

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Shelby Flat
Former settlement
Shelby Flat is located in California
Shelby Flat
Shelby Flat
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°17′20″N 121°01′43″W / 39.28889°N 121.02861°W / 39.28889; -121.02861Coordinates: 39°17′20″N 121°01′43″W / 39.28889°N 121.02861°W / 39.28889; -121.02861
Country United States
State California
CountyNevada County
Elevation2,664 ft (812 m)

Shelby Flat is a former settlement in Nevada County, California.[1] Shelby Flat is located 2 miles (3.2 km) north-northwest of Nevada City.[2] It lay at an elevation of 2664 feet (812 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shelby Flat, 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.