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Malakoff
Former settlement
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Coordinates: 39°22′01″N 120°55′11″W / 39.36694°N 120.91972°W / 39.36694; -120.91972Coordinates: 39°22′01″N 120°55′11″W / 39.36694°N 120.91972°W / 39.36694; -120.91972
Country  United States
State  California
County Nevada County
Elevation
3,051 ft (930 m)

Malakoff (also, Malakoff Diggings) is a former settlement in Nevada County, California. It lay at an elevation of 3051 feet (930 m). Malakoff is located 1.25 miles (2.0 km) west of North Bloomfield.

Malakoff was a mining town, named for Malakoff tower, near Sebastopol, a name in the news during the Crimean War.

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