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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sierra County, California affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sierra County, California.

Area Features of Sierra County, California


Airport


(1) Sierraville Dearwater Airport   (2) Totem Pole Ranch Airport  

Area


(1) Hells Half Acre  

Bar


(1) Chinese Bar   (2) Ham Bar   (3) Rattlesnake Bar   (4) Snake Bar  

Basin


(1) Bear Valley   (2) Jones Valley   (3) Merrill Valley  

Building


(1) Alleghany Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Calpine Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Downieville Fire Protection District   (4) Graniteville Volunteer Fire Company   (5) Loyalton City Hall   (6) Loyalton Fire Department   (7) Loyalton Fire Department Station 2   (8) Middaugh Cabin Historical   (9) Monte Carlo Saloon Historical   (10) Sierra City Fire District Station 1 Headquarters   (11) Sierra City Fire District Station 2   (12) Sierra City Fire District Station 3   (13) Sierra County Courthouse   (14) Sierra County Fire Protection District 1   (15) Sierra County Fire Protection District 3   (16) Sierra County Sheriff S Office Loyalton   (17) Woolsey Cabin Historical  

Cape


(1) Lombardi Point  

Cemetery


(1) Eureka Cemetery   (2) Sierraville Cemetery  

Census


(1) Alleghany Census Designated Place   (2) Calpine Census Designated Place   (3) Downieville Census Designated Place   (4) Goodyears Bar Census Designated Place   (5) Graniteville Census Designated Place   (6) Sattley Census Designated Place   (7) Sierra Brooks Census Designated Place   (8) Sierra City Census Designated Place   (9) Sierraville Census Designated Place   (10) Verdi Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) City Of Loyalton   (2) East Sierra Division   (3) Sierra County   (4) West Sierra Division  

Cliff


(1) Bell Point   (2) Booth Point   (3) Independence Point   (4) Ruby Bluff   (5) Windy Point Cliffs  

Dam


(1) Aldabe 291 Dam   (2) Bowman Rockfill 61-002 Dam   (3) Deer Lake Dam   (4) Independence 105-006 Dam   (5) Jackson Meadows 61-020 Dam   (6) Lower Salmon Lake Dam   (7) Lower Sardine Lake 1-051 Dam   (8) Milton Diversion 61-007 Dam   (9) Packer Dam   (10) Palen 290 Dam   (11) Sunrise 1290 Dam   (12) Upper Salmon Lake Dam   (13) Weaver Dam  

Falls


(1) Hackmans Falls   (2) Loves Falls  

Flat


(1) American Flat   (2) Anderson Meadow   (3) Austin Meadow   (4) Balsam Flat   (5) Bear Flat   (6) Beartrap Meadow   (7) Butcher Ranch Meadows   (8) China Flat   (9) Clamper Flat   (10) Cold Stream Meadow   (11) Cornish Flat   (12) Craigs Flat   (13) Dry Meadow   (14) Durgan Flat   (15) Harris Meadow   (16) Howard Creek Meadows   (17) Jammer Chair Flat   (18) Jersey Flat   (19) Knuthson Meadow   (20) Kyburz Flat   (21) Lusk Meadows   (22) Mcnair Meadow   (23) Meathouse Meadow   (24) Oak Flat   (25) Pats Meadow   (26) Perazzo Meadows   (27) Round Valley   (28) Saddle Meadow   (29) Sawmill Flat   (30) Secret Meadow   (31) Smiths Flat   (32) Tamarack Flat   (33) Thompson Meadows   (34) Tulpehocke Flat   (35) Woolsey Flat   (36) Zumwalt Flat  

Gap


(1) Chapman Saddle   (2) First Divide   (3) Keystone Gap   (4) Little Truckee Summit   (5) Packer Lake Saddle   (6) Second Divide   (7) Third Divide   (8) Yuba Pass  

Hospital


(1) Eastern Plumas Hospital Loyalton Campus  

Lake


(1) Coburn Lake   (2) Deadman Lake   (3) Dugan Pond   (4) Grass Lake   (5) Horse Lake   (6) Lake Of The Woods   (7) Lost Lake   (8) Lower Sardine Lake   (9) Mcmurray Lake   (10) Mud Lake   (11) Packer Lake   (12) Sand Pond   (13) Saxonia Lake   (14) Smith Lake   (15) Summit Lake   (16) Tamarack Lakes   (17) Volcano Lake   (18) Young America Lake  

Locale


(1) Ahart Sheep Camp   (2) Alvin A Powers Memorial Picnic Grove   (3) American Hill Cabin   (4) Balls Canyon Hunting Club   (5) Balls Ranch   (6) Bear Valley Campground   (7) Bee Tree   (8) Berger Campground   (9) Bowman House   (10) Buck Ranch   (11) Camp Twentyone Historical   (12) Camp Yuba   (13) Cannon Point Campground   (14) Canyon Ranch   (15) Carvin Campground   (16) Chapman Creek Campground   (17) Chips Flat   (18) Clark Station Homesites   (19) Clio Forest Service Facility   (20) Clover Valley Ranch   (21) Cold Creek Campground   (22) Cold Springs Ranch Historical   (23) Colony Mine   (24) Cooper Ranch Historical   (25) Cornish House   (26) Cornish House Campsite   (27) Cottonwood Campground   (28) Crystal Peak Historical   (29) Crystal Peak Campground   (30) Crystal Peak Guard Station   (31) Davies Creek Campground   (32) Devils Gate   (33) Diablo Campground   (34) Dog Valley Campground   (35) Dog Valley Guard Station   (36) Dolan Mine   (37) Downieville Guard Station   (38) Downieville Scout Camp   (39) Empire Ranch   (40) Fellows Mill Historical   (41) Fournier Ranch   (42) Franklin Cabin   (43) Freds Ranch Historical   (44) Galloway Ranch Historical   (45) Gates Of The Antipodes   (46) Haypress Campground   (47) Head Dam   (48) Holmes Cabin   (49) Hunting Camp Number Four   (50) Hunting Camp Number Two   (51) Independence Lake Campground   (52) Lavezzola Ranch   (53) Lewis Mill Station   (54) Lincoln Creek Campground   (55) Lodgepole Campground   (56) Loganville Campground   (57) Lower Little Truckee Campground   (58) Mack House   (59) Magnolia Mine   (60) Males Station Campground   (61) Malone Orchard   (62) Mccullough Ranch Historical   (63) Mcmurray Campground   (64) Mcpherrin Camp   (65) Middlewaters Campground   (66) Nichols Mill   (67) Oak Ranch   (68) Old Fish Farm   (69) Old Mountain House   (70) Old Smith Mill Historical   (71) Packer Lake Lodge   (72) Packsaddle Campground   (73) Phippen Sawmill Historical   (74) Pioneer Campground   (75) Pioneer Lodge   (76) Placer Diggings   (77) Pliocene Forest Service Station   (78) Pliocene Mine   (79) Purdy   (80) Red Ant   (81) Robinson Cow Camp   (82) Romano Ranch   (83) Sacramento Boy Scout Camp   (84) Saint Charles Ranch Historical   (85) Salmon Creek Campground   (86) Salmon Resort   (87) San Francisco Campfire Girls Camp   (88) San Francisco State College Camp   (89) San Francisco State University Camp   (90) Sand Pond Picnic Area   (91) Sardine Campground   (92) Sardine Lake Resort   (93) Sierra Campground   (94) Sierra County Sheriffs Gallows   (95) Sierraville Ranger Station   (96) Summit House Historical   (97) The Cups   (98) Union Flat Campground   (99) Upper Little Truckee Campground   (100) Weaver Lake Campground   (101) Wheelers Sheep Camp   (102) White Bear Mine   (103) Wild Plum Campground   (104) Wild Plum Forest Service Station   (105) Winnie Smith Mill   (106) Yolo County Boys Camp   (107) Yuba-sutter Camp   (108) Yubas Pass Campground  

Mine


(1) Alaskan Mine   (2) Alpha Mine   (3) American Exchange Mine   (4) American Hill Mine   (5) Antelope Mine   (6) Arcade Mine   (7) Arctic Mine   (8) Arizona Mine   (9) Banner Mine   (10) Bayes Mine   (11) Bee Tree Borrow Pit   (12) Big Boulder Mine   (13) Brown Bear Mine   (14) Brush Creek Mine   (15) Buffalo Mine   (16) Bunker Hill Mine   (17) Burlington Mine   (18) Buttes Saddle Mine   (19) California Mine   (20) Carson Mine   (21) Chipps Mine   (22) City Of Six Mine   (23) Cleveland Mine   (24) Columbo Mine   (25) Comet Mine   (26) Commodore Mine   (27) Craigs Flat Placer Diggings   (28) Craycroft Diggings   (29) Deadwood Diggings   (30) Diamond Mine   (31) Dottie Q Mine   (32) Dreadnaught Mine   (33) Eaglebird Mine   (34) Eldorado Mine   (35) Empire Mine   (36) Eureka Diggings   (37) Excelsior Mine   (38) Flying Dutchman Mine   (39) Fruitvale Mine   (40) German Bar Mine   (41) Gibraltar Mine   (42) Gillespie Dam   (43) Gold Bluff Mine   (44) Gold Crown Mine   (45) Gold Point Mine   (46) Gold Star Mine   (47) Golden Bear Mine   (48) Golden Hub Mine   (49) Golden Scepter Mine   (50) Herkimer Mine   (51) Hilda Mine   (52) Hotwater Mine   (53) Howie Mine   (54) Hub Mine   (55) Ireland Mine   (56) Ironsides Mine   (57) Isabel Placer Mine   (58) Kate Hardy Mine   (59) Kenton Mine   (60) Kentuck Mine   (61) Keystone Mine   (62) Klondyke Mine   (63) Lucky Boy Mine   (64) Magnolia Mine   (65) Maid Of Orleans Mine   (66) Mcmahon Mine   (67) Mexican Mine   (68) Monarch Mine   (69) Monte Cristo Mine   (70) Morning Glory Mine   (71) Mott Mine   (72) Mount Vernon Mine   (73) Mountain Mine   (74) Mountain View Mine   (75) Nessler Mine   (76) New Kirk Mine   (77) Nixon Mine   (78) North Fork Mine   (79) Oceola Mine   (80) Omega Mine   (81) One Hundred One Mine   (82) Ophir Mine   (83) Oriental Mine   (84) Oro Mine   (85) Oroflame Mine   (86) Osceola Mine   (87) Oxford Mine   (88) Peck Mine   (89) Phoenix Mine   (90) Pilgrim Mine   (91) Placer Mine   (92) Plumbago Mine   (93) Pride Mine   (94) Primrose Mine   (95) Queen Of Sheba Mine   (96) Rainbow Extension Mine   (97) Rattlesnake Mine   (98) Reese Mine   (99) Roman Mine   (100) Ruby Mine   (101) Sacred Mound Mine   (102) Saint Louis Mine   (103) Seven Spot Mine   (104) Shasta Mine   (105) Sierra Buttes Mine   (106) Sisson Mine   (107) Sixteen To One Mine   (108) Sleeping Beauty Mine   (109) Sovereign Mine   (110) Spoon Mine   (111) Standard Mine   (112) Telegraph Mine   (113) Tennessee Mine   (114) Tighner Mine   (115) Triple Pocket Mine   (116) Von Humboldt Mine   (117) Wallis Mine   (118) Watsons Quartz Mine   (119) Wideawake Mine   (120) William Tell Mine   (121) Willoughby Mine   (122) Winrod Mine   (123) Yellow Metal Mine   (124) Yellowjacked Mine   (125) Young America Mine  

Park


(1) Babbit Peak Research Natural Area   (2) Calpine Park   (3) Loyalton Park  

Pillar


(1) Chimney Rock   (2) Groundhog Rock   (3) Slate Castle  

Populated Place


(1) Alleghany   (2) American Hill Historical   (3) Antelope Historical   (4) Bassetts   (5) Calpine   (6) Campbell Hot Springs   (7) Carvin Creek Homesites   (8) Centerville Historical   (9) Deadwood Historical   (10) Downieville   (11) Eureka Historical   (12) Forest   (13) Goodyears Bar   (14) Graniteville   (15) Hallelujah Junction   (16) Haskell Creek Homesites   (17) Loganville   (18) Loyalton   (19) Maredith Mill   (20) Marsh Mill   (21) Mcmahons Historical   (22) Middle Waters Historical   (23) Milton Historical   (24) Minnesota Flat   (25) Monte Cristo Historical   (26) Morristown   (27) Mount Vernon Historical   (28) Orleans Flat   (29) Oxford Mill   (30) Peavine   (31) Plumas   (32) Plumbago   (33) Poker Flat   (34) Randolph   (35) Sattley   (36) Sierra Brooks   (37) Sierra City   (38) Sierra Pines   (39) Sierraville   (40) Snow Point Historical   (41) Unionville Historical   (42) Verdi  

Post Office


(1) Calpine Post Office   (2) Downieville Post Office   (3) Sattley Post Office   (4) Sierra City Post Office   (5) Sierraville Post Office  

Range


(1) Bald Mountain Range  

Reservoir


(1) Bowman Lake   (2) Calpine Reservoir   (3) Deer Lake   (4) Independence Lake   (5) Jackson Meadows Reservoir   (6) Lower Salmon Lake   (7) Milton Reservoir   (8) Palen Reservoir   (9) Upper Salmon Lake   (10) Upper Sardine Lake   (11) Weaver Lake   (12) Weaver Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Bald Ridge   (2) Buckingham Ridge   (3) Cape Horn   (4) City Of Six Ridge   (5) Craycroft Ridge   (6) Lafayette Ridge   (7) Morristown Ridge   (8) Old Galloway Ridge   (9) Palmer Ridge   (10) Pinoli Ridge   (11) Secret Ridge  

School


(1) Downieville Junior-senior High School   (2) Loyalton Elementary School   (3) Loyalton High School   (4) Loyalton Intermediate School   (5) Sierraville Elementary School  

Spring


(1) Big Springs   (2) Jackass Spring   (3) Mammoth Spring   (4) Mcculloch Spring   (5) Mccullough Spring   (6) Sardine Spring  

Stream


(1) Alder Creek   (2) Bear Creek   (3) Bear Valley Creek   (4) Berry Creek   (5) Big Grizzly Creek   (6) Bonta Creek   (7) Brush Creek   (8) Butcher Ranch Creek   (9) Carman Creek   (10) Carney Creek   (11) Carvin Creek   (12) Chapman Creek   (13) Church Creek   (14) Cold Stream   (15) Cottonwood Creek   (16) Deadwood Creek   (17) Deer Creek   (18) Dog Creek   (19) Dorsey Creek   (20) Downie River   (21) East Branch Little Canyon Creek   (22) East Fork Canyon Creek   (23) East Fork Creek   (24) Empire Creek   (25) Eureka Creek   (26) Fletcher Creek   (27) Flume Creek   (28) Goodyears Creek   (29) Hamlin Creek   (30) Haskell Creek   (31) Haypress Creek   (32) Howard Creek   (33) Illinois Creek   (34) Independence Creek   (35) Jim Crow Creek   (36) Kimberley Creek   (37) Lavezzola Creek   (38) Lincoln Creek   (39) Little Canyon Creek   (40) Little Grizzly Creek   (41) Little Wolf Creek   (42) Long Valley Creek   (43) Lucky Dog Creek   (44) Lunch Creek   (45) Macklin Creek   (46) Merrill Creek   (47) Middle Fork Kanaka Creek   (48) Milton Creek   (49) Moore Flat Creek   (50) North Branch Dog Creek   (51) North Fork Canyon Creek   (52) North Fork Kanaka Creek   (53) North Fork Oregon Creek   (54) Old Mill Creek   (55) Onion Creek   (56) Packer Creek   (57) Papoose Creek   (58) Pauley Creek   (59) Perry Creek   (60) Pipe Creek   (61) Purdy Creek   (62) Rattlesnake Creek   (63) Rock Creek   (64) Salmon Creek   (65) Sandusky Creek   (66) Sardine Creek   (67) Sawmill Creek   (68) Slate Castle Creek   (69) Smith Creek   (70) Snow Creek   (71) South Branch Dog Creek   (72) South Fork Canyon Creek   (73) South Fork Kanaka Creek   (74) South Fork Oregon Creek   (75) Toms Creek   (76) Upper Independence Creek   (77) West Branch Canyon Creek   (78) West Branch Downie River   (79) William Creek   (80) Williams Creek   (81) Wolf Creek   (82) Woodruff Creek   (83) Young America Creek  

Summit


(1) American Hill   (2) Babbitt Peak   (3) Bald Mountain   (4) Bald Top   (5) Beacon Point   (6) Bunker Hill   (7) Burma Summit   (8) Cloud Splitter   (9) Crystal Peak   (10) Deadman Peak   (11) Deadwood Peak   (12) Democrat Peak   (13) Devils Post Pile   (14) Elephants Head   (15) Fillmore Hill   (16) Fir Cap   (17) Fir Hill   (18) Granite Mountain   (19) Grizzly Peak   (20) Harding Point   (21) Haskell Peak   (22) High Commission   (23) Keystone Mountain   (24) Land Peak   (25) Little Haskell Peak   (26) Mount Alma   (27) Mount Ina Coolbrith   (28) Needle Point   (29) Pinoli Peak   (30) Plug Point   (31) Pyramid Peak   (32) Quartz Hill   (33) Quartz Point   (34) Randolph Hill   (35) Rattlesnake Peak   (36) Red Dog   (37) Rice Hill   (38) Saddleback Mountain   (39) Saint Charles Hill   (40) Sardine Peak   (41) Sardine Point   (42) Schroeder Mountain   (43) Sierra Buttes   (44) Skyhigh   (45) Sugarloaf   (46) Table Mountain   (47) Tennessee Mountain   (48) The Mounds   (49) Treasure Mountain  

Trail


(1) Bayes Cabin Road   (2) Bedbug Smith Trail   (3) Bee Ranch Trail   (4) Butcher Ranch Trail   (5) Commodore Trail   (6) Cottonwood Botanical Trail   (7) Cottonwood Fisherman Trail   (8) Cottonwood Overlook Trail   (9) Dark Canyon Trail   (10) Deer Lake Trail   (11) Donner Trail   (12) Downie River Trail   (13) Dry Flat Trail   (14) Empire Creek Trail   (15) Haskell Peak Trail   (16) Haypress Creek Trail   (17) Lafayette Ridge Trail   (18) Lilliput Trail   (19) Mount Lola Trail   (20) Ramshorn Trail   (21) Second Divide Trail   (22) Sunshine Trail   (23) Third Divide Trail   (24) Upper Salmon Lake Trail  

Tunnel


(1) Milton-bowman Tunnel  

Valley


(1) Antelope Valley   (2) Badenaugh Canyon   (3) Balls Canyon   (4) Bathhouse Ravine   (5) Bear Valley   (6) Bella Union Ravine   (7) Big Avalanche Ravine   (8) Big Canyon   (9) Black Canyon   (10) Black Cut Ravine   (11) Black Jack Ravine   (12) Blatchley Canyon   (13) Bon Ton Ravine   (14) Box Canyon Number One   (15) Box Canyon Number Three   (16) Box Canyon Number Two   (17) Buckeye Ravine   (18) Cat Canyon   (19) Centennial Ravine   (20) Charcoal Ravine   (21) China Ravine   (22) Clarks Canyon   (23) Cleghorn Ravine   (24) Collins Ravine   (25) Correco Canyon   (26) Coulee Canyon   (27) Coyote Ravine   (28) Dark Canyon   (29) Daves Ravine   (30) Dead Horse Canyon   (31) Deadwood Ravine   (32) Deans Ravine   (33) Dinwiddie Arm   (34) Dodge Canyon   (35) Dog Valley   (36) Donkey Canyon   (37) Evans Canyon   (38) Excelsior Ravine   (39) French Ravine   (40) Goffs Ravine   (41) Golconda Ravine   (42) Gold Canyon   (43) Gold Point Ravine   (44) Gold Valley   (45) Grant Ravine   (46) Great Eastern Ravine   (47) Hackmans Ravine   (48) Hardys Ravine   (49) Haypress Valley   (50) Hays Ravine   (51) Hog Canyon   (52) Hope Ravine   (53) Hungry Mouth Canyon   (54) Jackass Ravine   (55) Jersey Ravine   (56) Johnson Ravine   (57) Keystone Ravine   (58) Kimberlin Ravine   (59) Ladies Canyon   (60) Lemon Canyon   (61) Lincoln Valley   (62) Little Ladies Canyon   (63) Maiden Valley   (64) Mcginnis Ravine   (65) Mello Canyon   (66) Mitchell Canyon   (67) Mobile Ravine   (68) Mohawk Ravine   (69) Morristown Ravine   (70) Morrs Ravine   (71) National Gulch   (72) Negro Canyon   (73) New York Ravine   (74) Onion Valley   (75) Pig Canyon   (76) Poison Canyon   (77) Poorman Valley   (78) Quinn Canyon   (79) Rapps Ravine   (80) Red Oak Canyon   (81) Red Star Ravine   (82) Reese Ravine   (83) Rice Canyon   (84) Roberts Canyon   (85) Rosassco Ravine   (86) Sailor Ravine   (87) San Juan Canyon   (88) Sardine Valley   (89) Sawmill Ravine   (90) Secret Canyon   (91) Shannon Ravine   (92) Shaughnessy Ravine   (93) Slug Canyon   (94) Studhorse Ravine   (95) Tehama Ravine   (96) Tennessee Ravine   (97) Trosi Canyon   (98) Turner Canyon   (99) Wet Ravine   (100) Wild Bill Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sierra County, California

96118 (pop. 1,802) 95936 (pop. 391) 96125 (pop. 328)
96124 (pop. 320) 96126 (pop. 207) 95910 (pop. 106)
95944 (pop. 69)    


Counties Nearby Sierra County, California

Nevada County, CA  (pop. 98,394) 26.2 Miles
Plumas County, CA  (pop. 20,550) 34.6 Miles
Placer County, CA  (pop. 361,892) 47.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sierra County, California

530



Elevation in Sierra County, California is 7,576.0 ft. (2,309.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sierra County, California

Lat: 39.582063 N        Long: -120.534038 W



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