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Location of Caribou in Plumas County, California.
|• Total||0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)|
|• Land||0.16 sq mi (0.42 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||3,287 ft (1,002 m)|
|• Density||6.17/sq mi (2.38/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (PDT)|
|GNIS feature IDs||1658222; 2407962|
Caribou (formerly Cariboo) is a census-designated place located in Plumas County, California, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the town had a population of 0. Caribou is located on the North Fork Feather River, 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Almanor. The closest communities are Belden to the southwest, Twain to the southeast, Canyondam to the north, and Greenville to the east.
The place started as a placer mining camp in 1850. The name honors an Indian miner named Johnny Caribou. The Caribou post office operated from 1922 to 1976.
Caribou is located at 40°4'48" North, 121°9'27" West (40.079929, -121.157397).
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the 2010 Census, there are no people living in the town. According to the US Census data, there are only two buildings in the community, both of them listed as "Vacant housing units" and "For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use".
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