Wicks Corner, California

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Coordinates: 39°34′56″N 121°37′15″W / 39.58222°N 121.62083°W / 39.58222; -121.62083

Wicks Corner
Wicks Corner is located in California
Wicks Corner
Wicks Corner
Location in California
Wicks Corner is located in the United States
Wicks Corner
Wicks Corner
Wicks Corner (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°34′56″N 121°37′15″W / 39.58222°N 121.62083°W / 39.58222; -121.62083
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyButte County
Elevation272 ft (83 m)

Wicks Corner (also, Antelope Springs, Wicks, Wicks Ranch, Wicks Tavern,[2] and Wick[3]) is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California, at the junction of California State Route 70 and California State Route 149. It lies at an elevation of 272 feet (83 m).

A post office operated at Wick from 1884 to 1886.[3] The place is named for Moses Wick, first postmaster.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wicks Corner, California
  2. ^ All U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wicks Corner, California
  3. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 335. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.