Tamarack, Placer County, California

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Former settlement
Tamarack is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°18′22″N 120°29′32″W / 39.30611°N 120.49222°W / 39.30611; -120.49222Coordinates: 39°18′22″N 120°29′32″W / 39.30611°N 120.49222°W / 39.30611; -120.49222
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 6,224 ft (1,897 m)

Tamarack is a former settlement in Placer County, California.[1] Tamarack is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 9 miles (14.5 km) west of Donner Pass.[2] It lay at an elevation of 6224 feet (1897 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Tamarack, 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. 566. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.