Willow Valley, California

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Willow Valley
Willow Valley is located in California
Willow Valley
Willow Valley
Location in California
Willow Valley is located in the United States
Willow Valley
Willow Valley
Willow Valley (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°16′19″N 120°58′55″W / 39.27194°N 120.98194°W / 39.27194; -120.98194Coordinates: 39°16′19″N 120°58′55″W / 39.27194°N 120.98194°W / 39.27194; -120.98194
Country United States
State California
CountyNevada County
Elevation2,746 ft (837 m)

Willow Valley is an unincorporated community in Nevada County, California.[1] Willow Valley is located 6.5 miles (10.5 km) south-southwest of North Bloomfield.[2] It lies at an elevation of 2746 feet (837 m).[1]


The Willow Valley school district was annexed into nearby Nevada City, California in the early 1930s.[3]


Willow Valley was an area of gold and quartz production.[4] Willow Valley Mining bought several gold mines in the vicinity in 1950.[5]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Willow Valley, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 577. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ "Tobiassen is given School Bus Contract".
  4. ^ "Three Mines Bonded To Tuttle".
  5. ^ "Willow Valley Unit Expands". Los Angeles Times. February 18, 1952.