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Caribou, California

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Country  United States
County  Plumas
FIPS code  06-11166
Elevation  1,002 m
Population  0 (2010)
Area code  530
State  California
Time zone  Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
GNIS feature IDs  1658222; 2407962
Area  42 ha
Zip code  95915
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Caribou (formerly, Cariboo) is a Census-designated place located in Plumas County, California, United States. As of the 2010 Census, the town had a population of 0. Caribou is located on the North Fork Feather River, 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south of Almanor. The closest communities are Belden to the southwest, Twain to the southeast, Canyondam to the north, and Greenville to the east.

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Map of Caribou, CA, USA

History

The place started as a placer mining camp in 1850. The name honors an Indian miner named Johnny Caribou. The Caribou post office operated from 1922 to 1976.

Geography

Caribou is located at 40°4'48" North, 121°9'27" West (40.079929, -121.157397).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), of which, 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the 2010 Census, there are no people living in the town. According to the US Census data, there are only two buildings in the community, both of them listed as "Vacant housing units" and "For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use".

References

Caribou, California Wikipedia


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