Fine Gold, California

Fine Gold
Fine Gold is located in California
Fine Gold
Fine Gold
Location in California
Fine Gold is located in the United States
Fine Gold
Fine Gold
Fine Gold (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°11′27″N 119°37′08″W / 37.19083°N 119.61889°W / 37.19083; -119.61889Coordinates: 37°11′27″N 119°37′08″W / 37.19083°N 119.61889°W / 37.19083; -119.61889
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyMadera County
Elevation1,352 ft (412 m)

Fine Gold (formerly, Finegold and Gold) (Mono: moohnih )[2] is an unincorporated community in Madera County, California.[1] It is located 6.5 miles (10 km) west-southwest of North Fork,[3] at an elevation of 1352 feet (412 m).[1]

A post office operated at Fine Gold from 1881 to 1882.[3] When the town of Gold was established in 1894, the townsfolk moved there.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fine Gold, California
  2. ^ Sydney M. Lamb. 1957. Mono Grammar. University of California. Berkeley PhD dissertation. .pdf
  3. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 772. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.