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Birchville (until 1853, Johnson's Diggings) is a historic mining and agricultural community in Nevada County, California. Birchville is located about 10 miles northwest of Nevada City and about 2 miles northeast of French Corral. It is situated at an elevation of 1,765 ft (538 m) above sea level.
The name Johnson's Diggings commemorates David Johnson, the site's first prospector. The name Birchville is from L. Birch Adsit.
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