Lake City, Nevada County, California facts for kids
|Elevation||3,386 ft (1,032 m)|
|Time zone||Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)|
|• Summer (DST)||PDT (UTC-7)|
Lake City, near the South Yuba River, is located at 39.35861N, -120.94056W, and the elevation is 3,390 feet (1,030 m) above sea level.
The town was settled in 1853 as a result of the California Gold Rush and subsequent hydraulic mining at Malakoff Diggins. Within four years, more than 300 people lived in town.
A hotel was built in 1855. The name was bestowed in 1857.
In 1877, it was included on the route of the world's first long-distance telephone line.
By 1880, the population had dropped to 100.
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