Woodleaf, Yuba County, California

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Coordinates: 39°31′03″N 121°11′30″W / 39.51750°N 121.19167°W / 39.51750; -121.19167

Woodleaf is located in California
Location in California
Woodleaf is located in the United States
Woodleaf (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°31′03″N 121°11′30″W / 39.51750°N 121.19167°W / 39.51750; -121.19167
CountryUnited States
CountyYuba County
Elevation3,133 ft (955 m)

Woodleaf (formerly, Barker House, Barker Ranch, Barker's Ranch, and Woodville) is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northeast of Challenge,[2] at an elevation of 3133 feet (955 m).

A post office operated at Woodleaf from 1898 to 1971, with a closure from 1945 to 1947.[2] Originally named after Charles Barker who settled here in 1850, the name now honors James Wood who bought the property in 1858.[2]

Young Life operates a camp in Woodleaf.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Woodleaf, Yuba County, California
  2. ^ 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. 578. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

Further reading[edit]

  • Mossinger, Rosemarie. Woodleaf Legacy: The Story of a California Gold Rush Town. Carl Mautz Publishing. ISBN 978-0962194047.

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