Big Bar, Calaveras County, California facts for kids

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For the community formerly called Big Bar in Calaveras County, see Mokelumne Hill, California.

Coordinates: 38°18′43″N 120°43′12″W / 38.31194°N 120.72°W / 38.31194; -120.72

Big Bar
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Calaveras County
Elevation 630 ft (192 m)
California Historical Landmark
Reference #: 41

Big Bar (also, Upper Bar and Upper Ferry) is an unincorporated community in Calaveras County, California. It lies at an elevation of 630 feet (192 m).

Big Bar is on the Mokelumne River and a ferry (the "Whale Boat Ferry") operated here from 1850 to either 1852 or 1853.


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