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Coordinates: 39°33′08″N 121°45′56″W / 39.55222°N 121.76556°W / 39.55222; -121.76556

Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation 121 ft (37 m)

Nelson (formerly, Nelson Station) is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California. It lies 6.5 miles (10.5 km) south-southeast of Durham, at an elevation of 121 feet (37 m). Nelson's first post office was established in 1873; its zip code is 95958. The place was founded in 1873 by the California and Oregon Railroad Company and named for an early settler, A.D. Nelson.

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