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Coordinates: 37°11′26″N 119°15′35″W / 37.19056°N 119.25972°W / 37.19056; -119.25972

Camp Sierra
—  Unincorporated community  —
Camp Sierra is located in California
Camp Sierra
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°11′26″N 119°15′35″W / 37.19056°N 119.25972°W / 37.19056; -119.25972
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation [1] 4,534 ft (1,382 m)

Camp Sierra (formerly, Sierra Chautauqua)[2] is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located 7 miles (11 km) north-northeast of Shaver Lake Heights,[2] at an elevation of 4534 feet (1382 m).[1]

The Sierra Chautauqua post office opened in 1918, the name was changed to Camp Sierra in 1924, and was closed in 1935.[2] The name Chautauqua is transplanted from New York State.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Camp Sierra, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1011. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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