Nevada City, The "Queen City of the Northern Mines"

Nevada City, The "Queen City of the Northern Mines" (HMXO2)

Location: Nevada City, CA 95959 Nevada County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 15.752', W 121° 1.047'

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National Register of Historic Places

Nevada City, the "Queen City of the Northern Mines", became a town of 16,000 in the early 1850's following the discovery of gold on Deer Creek in 1849. Here is located the largest and best preserved historical downtown district in California Gold Country. As the county seat of Nevada County, Nevada City has maintained its position as the county's center of government, professional services and cultural activities since its beginning in 1851.

Entered National Register of Historic Places
September 23, 1985
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HM NumberHMXO2
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West, Hydraulic Parlor No. 56
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 7:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 671043 N 4347784
Decimal Degrees39.26253333, -121.01745000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.752', W 121° 1.047'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 45.12" N, 121° 1' 2.82" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-149 Union Alley, Nevada City CA 95959, US
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