Strawberry Valley, California

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Coordinates: 39°33′51″N 121°06′25″W / 39.56417°N 121.10694°W / 39.56417; -121.10694

Strawberry Valley
Strawberry Valley is located in California
Strawberry Valley
Strawberry Valley
Location in California
Strawberry Valley is located in the United States
Strawberry Valley
Strawberry Valley
Strawberry Valley (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°33′51″N 121°06′25″W / 39.56417°N 121.10694°W / 39.56417; -121.10694
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyYuba County
Elevation3,757 ft (1,145 m)

Strawberry Valley is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Challenge,[2] at an elevation of 3757 feet (1145 m).

A post office opened in Strawberry Valley in 1855.[2] The origin of the name has two competing lines, either from wild strawberries found at the site or from two early settlers Mr. Straw and Mr. Berry.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Strawberry Valley, 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. 562. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.