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Coordinates: 39°12′43″N 121°17′50″W / 39.21194°N 121.29722°W / 39.21194; -121.29722

Sucker Flat
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Yuba County
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)

Sucker Flat (formerly, Gatesville) is an unincorporated community in Yuba County, California. It is located just northeast of Smartsville, at an elevation of 587 feet (179 m).

Gatesville was named for an early settler from Illinois. Sucker is from the nickname of Illinois as the "Sucker State".

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