Whiskey Springs, California
|Elevation||600 ft (183 m)|
Whiskey Springs is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California. It is located 8 miles (13 km) north-northwest of Comptche, at an elevation of 600 feet (183 m). The location was named teamsters stopping there during trips. In 1936, a fire suppression camp consisting of temporary structures was built at the site. The camp was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. As of 1936, the spring itself provided a year-round flow of water. In 1974, the United States Forest Service conducted redwood regeneration tests at Whiskey Springs.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Whiskey Springs, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 166. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- "Fire Sub Camp". Mendocino Coast Beacon. February 15, 1936.
- "Willits Letter". Mendocino Coast Beacon. March 21, 1936.
- "Assessor to Discuss Timber Taxes". Mendocino Coast Beacon. September 19, 1974.