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Sloat, California

Unincorporated community
Location in California

Coordinates: 39°52′00″N 120°43′39″W / 39.86667°N 120.72750°W / 39.86667; -120.72750Coordinates: 39°52′00″N 120°43′39″W / 39.86667°N 120.72750°W / 39.86667; -120.72750{{#coordinates:39|52|00|N|120|43|39|W|type:city_region:US-CA |primary |name=

Country 23x15px United States
State 23x15px California
County Plumas County
Elevation[1] 4,131 ft (1,259 m)

Sloat is an unincorporated community in Plumas County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 4131 feet (1259 m).[1] Sloat is located on the Western Pacific Railroad, Script error: No such module "convert". northwest of Blairsden.[2]

The place was named in 1910 to honor Commodore John D. Sloat.[2] The Sloat post office opened in 1914.[2] Sloat,California also is related to Sloatsburg, New York.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sloat, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 418. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

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