Spanish Flat, El Dorado County, California

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Coordinates: 38°49′24″N 120°48′34″W / 38.82333°N 120.80944°W / 38.82333; -120.80944

Spanish Flat
Spanish Flat is located in California
Spanish Flat
Spanish Flat
Location in California
Spanish Flat is located in the United States
Spanish Flat
Spanish Flat
Spanish Flat (the United States)
Coordinates: 38°49′24″N 120°48′34″W / 38.82333°N 120.80944°W / 38.82333; -120.80944
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyEl Dorado County
Elevation2,431 ft (741 m)

Spanish Flat is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6 km) north of Chili Bar,[2] at an elevation of 2431 feet (741 m).[1]

A post office operated at Spanish Flat from 1853 to 1872 and for a while in 1888.[2] The name commemorates Spanish-speaking miners at the site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spanish Flat, El Dorado County, 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. 559. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.