Telegraph City, California

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Coordinates: 37°56′04″N 120°44′24″W / 37.93444°N 120.74000°W / 37.93444; -120.74000

Telegraph City
Unincorporated community
Telegraph City is located in California
Telegraph City
Telegraph City
Location in California
Telegraph City is located in the US
Telegraph City
Telegraph City
Telegraph City (the US)
Coordinates: 37°56′04″N 120°44′24″W / 37.93444°N 120.74000°W / 37.93444; -120.74000
Country United States
State California
County Calaveras County
Elevation[1] 653 ft (199 m)

Telegraph City is an unincorporated community in Calaveras County, California. It lies at an elevation of 653 feet (199 m). A post office operated here from 1862 to 1894.[2] The place was named for its location on the telegraph line between Stockton and Sonora.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Telegraph City, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 836. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

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