Browns Valley, California facts for kids

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Coordinates: 39°14′32″N 121°24′33″W / 39.24222°N 121.40917°W / 39.24222; -121.40917

Browns Valley
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation 269 ft (82 m)
ZIP code 95918
Area code(s) 530

Browns Valley (also, Brown's Valley) is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It lies at an elevation of 269 feet (82 m). Browns Valley is located 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Marysville and is home to Collins Lake. The name was in honor of a settler who arrived in 1850 and discovered gold here.

A post office was established at Browns Valley in 1864.

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