Virginiatown, California

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Unincorporated community
Virginiatown is located in California
Virginiatown is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 38°54′02″N 121°12′53″W / 38.90056°N 121.21472°W / 38.90056; -121.21472Coordinates: 38°54′02″N 121°12′53″W / 38.90056°N 121.21472°W / 38.90056; -121.21472
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 322 ft (98 m)
Reference no. 400

Virginiatown (formerly, Virginia)[2] is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California.[1] Virginiatown is located on Auburn Ravine, 7.5 miles (12.1 km) west of Auburn.[2] It lies at an elevation of 322 feet (98 m).[1]

Virginiatown is California Historical Landmark #400.[3]

The new plaque rededicated 2013-09-20[4]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Virginiatown, 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. 572. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Virginatown". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-11. 
  4. ^ Otten, Michael (2013). "Relive History circa 1852, 1952 and 2013". Placer County Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-09-20.