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Downieville, Sierra County, California, United States


Alternative Names:Downeyville, Downieville, The Forks, Washingtonville
Type:Seat of a second-order administrative division
Mindat.org Region:Sierra Co., California, USA
Region:Sierra County, California, United States
Latitude:39° 33' 33" N
Longitude:120° 49' 36" W
Lat/Long (dec):39.55934,-120.82689
Köppen climate type:Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate
Elevation:893m
Population:282 (2011)
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LocalityLatitudeLongitudeDistanceBearing
Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 33" N120° 49' 36" W0.0km (0.0 miles)
Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 33" N120° 49' 36" W0.0km (0.0 miles)
Badger Hill placer, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 31" N120° 49' 23" W0.3km (0.2 miles)
Columbus Placer Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 31" N120° 49' 21" W0.4km (0.2 miles)
Hughs Mine (Hughes Mine), Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 24" N120° 49' 21" W0.5km (0.3 miles)
Australia Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 24" N120° 49' 53" W0.5km (0.3 miles)
D. A. Hatfield Placer Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 21" N120° 49' 19" W0.6km (0.3 miles)
Slug Canyon, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 23" N120° 49' 59" W0.6km (0.4 miles)
BKB Mining Company Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 31" N120° 50' 5" W0.7km (0.4 miles)
Oro Mine (Code; Oro No. 1; Oro No. 2), Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 0" N120° 49' 23" W1.1km (0.7 miles)
Caladonia Development Company placer, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 4" N120° 49' 7" W1.1km (0.7 miles)
Unnamed Cr occurrence [2], Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 32' 56" N120° 49' 19" W1.2km (0.8 miles)
Wheeler Mine (Montpelier Mine; Yuba Lode Mine), Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 34' 15" N120° 49' 31" W1.3km (0.8 miles)
Bessler Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 34' 16" N120° 49' 24" W1.4km (0.9 miles)
North pit, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 34' 20" N120° 49' 16" W1.5km (1.0 miles)
Triple Pocket Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 32' 41" N120° 49' 55" W1.7km (1.0 miles)
Mexican group (Mexican Mine; Colorado; Golden Star; Mexican No. 1 & No. 2; South Fork), Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 34' 16" N120° 48' 52" W1.7km (1.1 miles)
Winrod Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 34' 18" N120° 50' 22" W1.7km (1.1 miles)
Bannister Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 32' 36" N120° 49' 24" W1.8km (1.1 miles)
Slug Canyon Tunnel Company Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 32' 36" N120° 49' 55" W1.8km (1.1 miles)
Unnamed Au prospect [77], Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 32' 35" N120° 49' 24" W1.8km (1.1 miles)
Golden Star Mine (Gold King vein; Gold Queen vein; Vesuvius vein; Victor vein), Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 25" N120° 48' 13" W2.0km (1.3 miles)
High Commission Mine (Big Ledge vein; High Commission vein), Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 52" N120° 48' 12" W2.1km (1.3 miles)
Oxford Mine (Oxford Mine and mill; Oxford lease and mill; Becky; Case and Myers; Mt. Holly; Gold Bluff; Good Hope; Good Hope Extension No. 2; Jefferson No. 2 claim; Milton claim), Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 34' 41" N120° 49' 58" W2.2km (1.3 miles)
Reported Sb occurrence [1], Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 32' 29" N120° 48' 40" W2.4km (1.5 miles)
Gold Bluff Mine (Fraction; New Year; Oregon; Gold Bluff No. 1 claim; Gold Bluff No. 1 Extension claim; Gold Bluff No. 1 Ext; Gold Bluff No. 2 Extension claim; Gold Bluff No. 2 Ext.; Gold Bluff 4 & 5 claims; Gold Bluff Placer claim; Gold Bluff No. 5 claim), Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 34' 53" N120° 49' 14" W2.5km (1.6 miles)
Secret Canyon Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 32' 20" N120° 48' 40" W2.6km (1.6 miles)
City of Six Mine, Downieville, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 32' 3" N120° 50' 10" W2.9km (1.8 miles)
Bosch group, Red Ant, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 34' 58" N120° 50' 29" W2.9km (1.8 miles)
Ariola & Danieri Group Mine (Ariola; Daneri group), Red Ant, Downieville Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USA39° 33' 52" N120° 51' 38" W2.9km (1.8 miles)

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Downieville Post OfficePost office39° 33' 33" N120° 49' 39" W0.1km (0.0 miles)
Jersey FlatPlain(s)39° 33' 31" N120° 49' 31" W0.1km (0.1 miles)
Downie RiverStream39° 33' 34" N120° 49' 42" W0.1km (0.1 miles)
Downieville Fire Protection DistrictBuilding(s)39° 33' 36" N120° 49' 43" W0.2km (0.1 miles)
Downieville Junior-Senior High SchoolSchool39° 33' 42" N120° 49' 38" W0.3km (0.2 miles)
Sierra County CourthouseBuilding(s)39° 33' 32" N120° 49' 48" W0.3km (0.2 miles)
Sierra County Sheriffs Gallows39° 33' 32" N120° 49' 48" W0.3km (0.2 miles)
Downieville Guard Station39° 33' 26" N120° 49' 49" W0.4km (0.2 miles)
Cannon Point CampgroundCamp(s)39° 33' 25" N120° 49' 58" W0.6km (0.4 miles)
Slug CanyonValley39° 33' 22" N120° 49' 59" W0.6km (0.4 miles)

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RegionType
North America PlateTectonic Plate
USACountry
California, USAState
Sierra Co., California, USACounty
Sierra Nevada, USAMountain Range
 
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