Todd Valley, California

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Todd Valley
Unincorporated community
Todd Valley is located in California
Todd Valley
Todd Valley
Location in California
Todd Valley is located in the US
Todd Valley
Todd Valley
Todd Valley (the US)
Coordinates: 38°59′53″N 120°51′06″W / 38.99806°N 120.85167°W / 38.99806; -120.85167Coordinates: 38°59′53″N 120°51′06″W / 38.99806°N 120.85167°W / 38.99806; -120.85167
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 2,684 ft (818 m)

Todd Valley (also, Todd)[2] is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Todd Valley is located on Todd Creek, 13 miles (20.9 km) east-northeast of Auburn.[2] It lies at an elevation of 2684 feet (818 m).[1]

The name honors Dr. F. Walton Todd, who opened a store there in 1849.[2] The Todd Valley post office operated from 1856 to 1884.[2] The Todd post office operated from 1885 to 1901.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Todd Valley, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 569. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.