Watkins Bar, California

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Watkins Bar is a former settlement in Amador County, California. It was 2 miles (3.2 km) east-northeast of Electra on the north bank of the Mokelumne River. [1]

Amador County, California County in California

Amador County, is a county in the U.S. state of California, in the Sierra Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 38,091. The county seat is Jackson.

California State of the United States of America

California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

Electra, California Former settlement in California, United States

Electra is a former settlement in Amador County, California. It lay on the north bank of the Mokelumne River, at an elevation of 755 feet. Its name came from a nearby electric generating facility.

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References

  1. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 481. ISBN   1-884995-14-4.