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Glenbrook, Nevada County, California facts for kids

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Former settlement
Country  United States
State  California
County Nevada County
Elevation 2,726 ft (831 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)

Glenbrook is a former settlement in Nevada County, California, located near Grass Valley. It was listed on an official map as of 1949.


In the late 1800s, the Shelton College and Nevada County Academy were located at Glenbrook.

In 1887, Glenbrook became notable for the Glenbrook Park and Racetrack where the first outdoor sports event was lit by electricity.

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