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Stronghold
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Modoc County
Elevation 4,035 ft (1,230 m)

Stronghold is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California. It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Newell, at an elevation of 4035 feet (1230 m).

Stronghold is located near the Oregon border. The ZIP Code is 96134. The community is inside area code 530.

Its coordinates are 41°54′20″N 121°24′35″W / 41.90556°N 121.40972°W / 41.90556; -121.40972 at 4,035 feet (1,230 m) elevation. The place was named for Captain Jack's Stronghold held by the Modoc in 1872 and 1873 during the Modoc War, at the nearby Lava Beds National Monument.

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