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Butte County California Mines

Butte County California Mines About the MRDS Mines Database It should be assumed that all mines are on private property County mine maps available to premium members Western Mining History is your source for over 116 000 mines in the western states Join Our List

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NORTHERN / SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GOLD MAPS

Butte county is located in Northern California and includes the town of Oroville (Chico and Yuba City gold maps) In 1977 the 156 ounce Mojave nugget was found by metal detecting at a shallow depth The gold nugget was found in southern California on the south side of the El Paso Mountain Range near Randsburg California

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California History

California History - Butte County - Cherokee Hydraulic Mine California History - Butte County - Cherokee Hydraulic Mine Visit Discover ideas about Gold Miners (AP) — Across the West early miners digging for gold silver and copper had no idea that one day something else very valuable would be buried in the piles of dirt and rocks they

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Gold Mining in California

Gold Mining in California – Butte County HAMILTON Gold was first discovered in Butte County California by John Bidwell in the now ghost town known as Hamilton in 1848 and that made Hamilton the first county seat of Butte County John Bidwell was a local and national figure of that time and the founder of Chico California and several other towns

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Butte County California Genealogy Census Vital Records

Butte County History and Genealogy (Source Genealogy Trails History Group) Butte County California (Source Trails to the Past) Adjacent counties Colusa County CA to the southwest Glenn County CA to the west Plumas County CA to the northeast Sutter County CA to the south Tehama County CA to the northwest

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Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District

Neversweat Mine Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District) Butte-Silver Bow (Butte Silver Bow Co ) Montana USA Steward Mine Butte Mining District (Summit Valley Mining District) Butte-Silver Bow (Butte Silver Bow Co ) Montana USA

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Butte County CA Cemetery Records

Cemetery records in Butte County California Family History Library Clear Creek Cemetery Find a Grave Sites and cemeteries Butte Co California Book 7 Butte County cemeteries that border Yuba County along the Yuba County line Fresno County Public Library Banner Mine Chapel - Smith Family Cemetery Find a Grave Butte County

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History of Butte County

History of Butte County by George Campbell Mansfield Reprint with additions and index of Mansfield's History of Butte County California with Biographical Sketches published in 1918 About the author The son of a Canadian grain buyer George Mansfield was born in Ontario Canada November 9 1880

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Magalia Gold Districts of California

Gold Districts of California MAGALIA Location The Magalia district is in north-central Butte County 15 miles northeast of Chico It is bounded on the west by Doe Mill Ridge and on the east by the West Branch of the Feather River It extends from Paradise on

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PHILBROOK DAM Where Giants Made History

Mountain Water and Irrigating Company a sub-sidiary of the mining company The Miocene Mine was quite lucrative but in 1887 the State of California obtained and injunction against the company stopping discharging or dumping the tailings from the mine into the Feather River This virtually ended hydraulic mining in Butte

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Mining In California By County

320 285 records of mining claims on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management 23 505 active mining claims 2 pending mining claims 296 778 closed mining claims 25 673 records of mines in California Counties mines located in California Counties

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BUTTE COUNTY HISTORY

Type in Subject Box (Butte) California Information File II Sometimes the catalog doesn't provide as much detail as you might like This is why we created the California Information File II successor to the analog California Information File I In this resource you can find indexing to individual articles as well as Butte County menus deeds

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Butte County CA Land for sale 1 397 Listings

Butte County is in the Shasta Cascade region of California Based on recent LandWatch data Butte County California ranks 47th among the 58 counties in the state for the combined acreage of rural properties and land listed for sale Internal data shows approximately $455 million of rural properties and land for sale in Butte County This

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Butte Co California USA

New Oregon Mine (Forty-Nine Mine Red Point Mine) Enterprise (Mountain Springs) Mountain Springs Mining District Butte Co California USA Unspecified Pb occurrence [1] Butte Creek Butte Creek Mining District Butte Co California USA Surcease Mine (Bunker Hill Mine Treasure Hill Mine) Big Bend Butte Co California USA ⓘ

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Cherokee Gold Districts of California

Gold Districts of California CHEROKEE Location and history This district is in central Butte County 12 miles north of Oroville on the north side of Table Mountain and in the vicinity of the town of Cherokee or Cherokee Flat It was so named for a party of Cherokee Indians who migrated here in the 1850s to mine gold

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Indian Springs Mine Indian Springs De Sabla Magalia

Indian Springs Mine Indian Springs De Sabla Magalia Mining District Butte Co California USA A former lode Au mine located in the NE sec 3 in sec 10 T23N R3E MDM about mile W of De Sabla Also located in sec 10 The property was comprised of 140 acres Worked continuously for

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Town of Cherokee CA

Cherokee California in Butte county a 1850's Gold town just off highway 70 near Oroville Ca 95965 Spring Time on Table Mountain THE Cherokee Story part1 Part2 Part3 Cherokee Museum Visit Museum Here Miners store Painting of Cherokee 1880 Caboose next to Museum saloon

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Chico News Review

The ghosts of Cherokee Digging up the history of a Butte County mining town By Ken Smith as told—sometimes with diverging details—by sources including Joseph F McGie's two-volume History of Butte County and Erwin G Gudde's California Gold Camps In a Chico State University graduate thesis titled "A History of Cherokee Flat

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Butte County California Historical Markers

Nov 15 2012A list of Historical Markers or Monuments in Butte County California A list of Historical Markers or Monuments in Butte County California HMdb Edison Ore Mining Miocene Mining Co Oct 1879 to May 1881 by Major Frank McLaughlin searched for platinum to use in Edison's electric light globe Used a process to remove gold from black

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Magalia to Stirling City

The West Branch of the Feather River in northern Butte County was once a rich mining region In 1859 an incredible 54-pound gold nugget washed from the flanks of Sawmill Peak named for the ridge's other main industry logging An intricate web of stage roads and later railroads linked the little mining and lumber towns that dotted these peaks covered in giant white and ponderosa pine

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Oregon City (No 807 California Historical Landmark

Butte County Highlights of Butte County history include John Bidwell's establishment of Rancho Chico and Bidwell Bar and the discovery of Ishi the last Yahi Indian in which the Ishi Wilderness was named to honor This county progressed swiftly from a collection of mining towns into a trendsetter for California

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Butte County Historical Society Oroville CA

The Butte County Historical Society actively brings local history to the community through research preservation and publication In a county of extremely varied geography from valley wetlands to mighty rivers and high mountains the agricultural industrial and cultural history is equally diverse

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California Historical Landmark #39 Butte Store in Amador

Oct 11 2006Butte Store This is the only structure remaining of Butte City prosperous mining town of the 1850s As early as 1854 Xavier Benoist was conducting a store and bakery in this building Later Ginocchio had a merchandise business here Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation

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Mining Industry Historical Index

Deep Rock Mining Co CA Deep Tunnel Mining Co NM Deer Butte Mining Co OR Deer Creek Gold Mining Co Ltd ID Deer Creek Mining Co CA Deer Creek Mining Co ID Deer Creek Placer Mining Co CA Deer Creek Silver Mining Co CA Deer Creek Union Mining Corp CA Deer Flat Mining Co CA Deer Flat Mining Co ID Deer Gulch Placer Mining Co

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Butte County California

Butte County comprises the Chico CA Metropolitan Statistical Area It is in the California Central Valley north of the state capital of Sacramento Butte County is known as the Land of Natural Wealth and Beauty [citation needed] Butte County is watered by the Feather River and the Sacramento River

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Free Butte County California Topo Maps Elevations

Geography Butte County California covers an area of approximately 1 683 square miles with a geographic center of 39 67745857(N) -121 58198187(W) These are the far north south east and west coordinates of Butte County California comprising a rectangle that encapsulates it

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AGE Placer Mining Claims For Sale California

Oct 02 2019California Nevada California Placer Mining Claims For Sale *Featured Claims* Plumas County North Fork Feather River Butte County The Raven - 50 Acres SOLD Pats Gulch Sierra County Pat's Hollow - 40 Acres SOLD Wildcat Creek Plumas County Wildcat Mine - 40 Acres Trommel Ideal!! $6 000 Upper Wildcat Mine - 40 Acres Trommel

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1895 Feather River diversion for gold mining

Jul 05 2015A large part of the gold production of Butte County has been derived from the Feather River and its branches which unite about ten miles north of Oroville the county seat more capital has been expended in this branch of the mining of late than the development or drift or quartz mines

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Cherokee California

Cherokee is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Butte County California It is an area inhabited by Maidu Indians prior to the gold rush but that takes its name from a band of Cherokee prospectors who perfected a mining claim on the site The population was 69 at the 2010 census It lies at an elevation of 1306 feet (398 m)

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Butte Montana Mining History

After the "war" Amalgamated was re-minted into a new Anaconda Copper Mining Company "The Company" as it was known in Butte went on to acquire mines mills and smelters in both Americas and around the world With the addition of manufacturing facilities it took the motto "From Mine

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