Pentz, California facts for kids

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Coordinates: 39°39′19″N 121°35′02″W / 39.65528°N 121.58389°W / 39.65528; -121.58389

Unincorporated community
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Butte County
Elevation 440 ft (134 m)

Pentz (formerly, Lyon Ranch and Pence) is an unincorporated community in Butte County, California. It is located in the Messilla Valley, 7 miles (11 km) south-southeast of Paradise, at an elevation of 440 feet (134 m). The place was founded in 1850 by Manoah Pence, who became the first postmaster when the post office was opened in 1864. The post office closed in 1912.

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