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Milford
—  Unincorporated community  —
Milford is located in California
Milford
Location in California
Coordinates: 40°10′17″N 120°22′21″W / 40.17139°N 120.3725°W / 40.17139; -120.3725Coordinates: 40°10′17″N 120°22′21″W / 40.17139°N 120.3725°W / 40.17139; -120.3725
Country United States
State California
County Lassen County
Elevation [1] 4,222 ft (1,287 m)

Milford is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California.[1] It is located on Mill Creek 15 miles (24 km) south of Litchfield,[2] at an elevation of 4222 feet (1287 m).[1]

The settlement began when Judson Dakin and J.C. Wemple opened a mill at the site in 1861.[2] The first post office at Milford opened in 1864, and closed for a period during 1879.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Milford, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 400. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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