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Brandy City, California
Brandy City, California is located in California
Brandy City, California
Brandy City, California
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Sierra
3,707 ft (1,130 m)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s) 530
GNIS feature ID 1658126

Brandy City, formerly known as Strychnine City, is an unincorporated community in Sierra County, California, United States, 7.5 miles (12.1 km) west of Goodyears Bar.

The settlement is on Cherokee Creek, a tributary of the North Fork of the Yuba River. Gold was discovered there in 1850 and mined in the 19th century and again in the 1920s. There was a school, and until 1926 a post office.

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