City of Plymouth

City of Plymouth (HMRP6)

Location: Plymouth, CA 95669 Amador County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 28.873', W 120° 50.833'

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Was a mining camp about 1852. Plymouth proper began with quartz mining when settled early by Green Aden & other hard rock miners. Town was named Plymouth, probably after nearby Plymouth Mine. Post Office established 1871. Many town fires, most destructive in 1877. Incorporated 1917. It prospered through mining, trading center & local farming. Mining claims located 1852, merged 1883 into Plymouth Consolidated Mine. Deepest shaft, 4,450 feet. Produced over 13,500,000 dollars & closed 1947. First Mother Lode mine to deliver ore from shaft to mill by conveyor belt.
HM NumberHMRP6
Year Placed1979
Placed ByCity of Plymouth, Amador County Board of Supervisors in Amador County's 125th Anniversary Year
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 687776 N 4261404
Decimal Degrees38.48121667, -120.84721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 28.873', W 120° 50.833'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 28' 52.38" N, 120° 50' 49.98" W
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Area Code(s)209, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9446 Main St, Plymouth CA 95669, US
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