North Columbia in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected by United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management.
Location. 39° 20.3′ N, 120° 55.926′ W. Marker is in North Columbia, California, in Nevada County. Marker is on North Bloomfield Road. Touch for map. The Humbug Creek marker is accessed via the Humbug Trail. The trail is 2.7 miles long and descends 800 feet to the South Yuba River. Marker is in this post office area: Nevada City CA 95959, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Lake City (approx. 1½ miles away); North Bloomfield Drain Tunnel (approx. 2 miles away); North Bloomfield Mining and Gravel Company (approx. 2.3 miles away); Julius Albert Apperson (approx. 2.4 miles away); St. Columncille's Church (approx. North Bloomfield School (approx. 2½ miles away); Malakoff Diggins Clampicnic Area (approx. 2.6 miles away); Giant (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Columbia.
Regarding Humbug Creek. See Nearby Marker North Bloomfield Drain Tunnel for additional information.
Also see . . .
1. The Velvet Rocket - Humbug Trail. A blog by Justin Ames, aka The Velvet Rocket, on the Humbug Trail. (Submitted on August 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. The North Bloomfield Mining and Gravel Company - Wikipedia. (Submitted on August 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 474 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.