Galena Hill, California facts for kids

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Coordinates: 39°28′25″N 121°03′20″W / 39.47361°N 121.05556°W / 39.47361; -121.05556

Galena Hill
Former settlement
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation 2,815 ft (858 m)

Galena Hill is a former settlement and mining camp in Yuba County, California. It was located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) north of Camptonville, an elevation of 2815 feet (858 m). It still appeared on maps as of 1895.

The place takes its name from a group of miners from Galena, Illinois who struck gold here in 1852.

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