Nevada City, California

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City of Nevada City[1]
Broad Street, Downtown Nevada City
Broad Street, Downtown Nevada City
Location in Nevada County and the state of California
Location in Nevada County and the state of California
Nevada City is located in the United States
Nevada City
Nevada City
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 39°15′41″N 121°1′7″W / 39.26139°N 121.01861°W / 39.26139; -121.01861Coordinates: 39°15′41″N 121°1′7″W / 39.26139°N 121.01861°W / 39.26139; -121.01861
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyNevada
IncorporatedApril 19, 1856[2]
Area
 • Total2.19 sq mi (5.68 km2)
 • Land2.19 sq mi (5.67 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)  0.17%
Elevation2,477 ft (755 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,068
 • Estimate 
(2016)
3,145
 • Density1,437.39/sq mi (554.92/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
95959
Area code(s)530
FIPS code06-50874
GNIS feature IDs1659211, 2411225
Websitewww.nevadacityca.gov

Nevada City (originally, Ustumah, a Nisenan Maidu village;[5] later, Nevada, Deer Creek Dry Diggins, and Caldwell's Upper Store)[6] is the county seat of Nevada County, California, United States. It is located 60 miles (97 km) northeast of Sacramento and 28 miles north of Auburn.

At the 2010 United States Census, the population was 3,068.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official City Hall Web Site". City of Nevada City. Retrieved December 4, 2014.
  2. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 28, 2017.
  4. "Nevada City". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 4, 2014.
  5. Middleton, Elisabeth Rose; University of California, Berkeley (2008). "We were here, we are here, we will always be here": A political ecology of healing in Mountain Maidu country. ProQuest. pp. 387–. ISBN 978-1-109-10064-8. Retrieved 13 November 2011.
  6. "Nevada City, Queen City of the Northern Hills". ncgold.com. Retrieved 2008-07-21.