Stanford, Placer County, California

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Former settlement
Stanford is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°17′34″N 120°16′04″W / 39.29278°N 120.26778°W / 39.29278; -120.26778Coordinates: 39°17′34″N 120°16′04″W / 39.29278°N 120.26778°W / 39.29278; -120.26778
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 6,240 ft (1,902 m)

Stanford is a former settlement in Placer County, California.[1] Stanford is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) east-south east of the Donner Pass.[2] It lay at an elevation of 6240 feet (1902 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Stanford, Placer County, 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. 561. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.