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Coordinates: 39°25′22″N 121°08′20″W / 39.42278°N 121.13889°W / 39.42278; -121.13889

Bullards Bar
Former settlement
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation 1,909 ft (582 m)

Bullards Bar (also, Bullard's Bar) is a former gold mining settlement in Yuba County, California.

It was located on the North Yuba River, at an elevation of 1909 feet (582 m) in the Sierra Nevada foothills. It was 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Challenge,

History

The name is in honor of Dr. Bullard, an early miner of the California Gold Rush here. A post office operated at Bullards Bar from 1866 to 1914.

Bullards Bar was inundated by New Bullards Bar Reservoir in the early 1970s.


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