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Smartsville in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Smartville / Smartsville

Which is it? S or no S

 
 
Smartville / Smartsville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Francisco Sanchez Ruiz
1. Smartville / Smartsville Marker
Inscription.  Named for James Smart, who built the first hotel in 1856. Smartville was referred in the US Federal land grant of 1878, as Smartsville. Due to ruling by the US Post Office Department, in 1909. The name was changed back the Smartville. It stayed that way for 99 years. Petitions to the Board of Geographic Names, lead to the ruling in favor of the S. And in August 2008 the name was changed back to Smartsville.
 
Erected 2016 by Chapter 10 Nevada City, Ca Chapter 7-11 Paradise, Ca Chapter 5978 La Port, Ca.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
 
Location. 39° 12.429′ N, 121° 17.859′ W. Marker is in Smartsville, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on Smartsville Road, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located in front of the J & A Smartsville Country Market. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8456 Smartville Road, Smartsville CA 95977, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smartsville Grocery (here, next to this marker);
Smartsville Grocery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Francisco Sanchez Ruiz
2. Smartsville Grocery Marker
This marker is seen on the right. The Smartsville Grocery marker is on the left.
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Edward James McGanney (within shouting distance of this marker); Church of the Immaculate Conception (within shouting distance of this marker); Sucker Flat (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mooney Flat Hotel (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Yuba River Bridge at Parks Bar (approx. 2.1 miles away); Anthony House and Ranch (approx. 4.8 miles away); Jacob Van Blaren (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smartsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2017, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 15, 2017, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California.   2. submitted on January 16, 2017, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 16, 2022