Johnson's Ranch

Johnson's Ranch (HM6RU)

Location: Wheatland, CA 95692 Yuba County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 0.618', W 121° 25.375'

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The first settlement reached in California by emigrant trains using the Emigrant ("Donner") Trail. It was an original part of the 1844 Don Pablo Gutierrez Land Grant. It was sold at auction to William Johnson in 1854. In 1849 part of the ranch was set aside as a government reserve — Camp Far West. In 1866 the town of Wheatland was also laid out on a portion of the grant.
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HM NumberHM6RU
Marker Number493
Year Placed1971
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Wheatland Lions Club (May 30, 1971)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 4:59pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 636546 N 4319102
Decimal Degrees39.01030000, -121.42291667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.618', W 121° 25.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 37.08" N, 121° 25' 22.50" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 416 Front St, Wheatland CA 95692, US
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