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Spanish Ranch
Country  United States
State  California
County Plumas County
3,668 ft (1,118 m)
California Historical Landmark
Reference #: 481

Spanish Ranch is an unincorporated community in Plumas County, California. It lies at an elevation of 3668 feet (1118 m). Spanish Ranch is located 1.25 miles (2.0 km)north- northeast of Meadow Valley.

The place was established by two Mexicans in 1850, and it developed into a distribution center for the numerous mining camps nearby. The Spanish Ranch post office operated from 1861 to 1913. The site is now registered as California Historical Landmark #481.

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