HISTORY OF YUBA  COUNTY  CALIFORNIA 

by Thompson & West, 1879, with illustrations

Chapter XXXVI - Boundaries of School Districts

BALD MOUNTAIN

Beginning at the northeast corner of section 3, township 16 N., R. 5 E.;  thence running east to northeast corner of section 6, township 16 N., R. 6 E.;  thence south to Little Dry creek;  thence up Little Dry creek to north line of section 15, township 16 N., R. 5 E.;  thence west to the middle line of section 3;  thence north to the center of section 3;  thence east to the east line of section 3;  thence north to the place of beginning.

BEAR RIVER

Beginning where the county road crosses the east line of section 8, township 14 N., R. 5 E.;  thence running south to the north line of Johnson's ranch survey;  thence southwest on said line to the west line of township 14 N., R. 5  E.;  thence south to  Bear river;  thence up Bear river to county road at Johnson's ranch;  thence northwesterly on said road to the place of beginning.

BROPHY

Beginning at the southwest corner of section 35, township 15 N., R 4 E.;  running from thence east to the southeast corner of section 31, township 15 N., R. 5 E.;  thence north to the northeast corner of section 30;  thence east to the southeast corner of section 20;  thence north to the south bank of the Yuba river;  thence down the south bank of the Yuba river to the northwest corner of section 2, township 15 N., R. 4 E.; thence south to the place of beginning.

BROWN'S VALLEY

Beginning on the Yuba river, at the west line of section 32, township 16 N., R. 5 E.;  thence running down said river to the west line of township 16 N., R. 5 E.; thence north to northwest corner of section 6, said township, etc.; thence east to northeast corner of section 6;  thence north to the northwest corner of section 32, township 17 N., R. 5 E.; thence east to the northeast corner of section 33;  thence south to the northwest corner of section 3, township 16 N., R. 5 E.; thence east to the northeast corner of section 3;  thence south to the middle of the east line of section 3;  thence west to the center of section 3; thence south to the south line of section 3;  thence east to the northeast corner of section 10, thence south to the southeast corner of section 10;  thence west to Dry creek;  thence down Dry creek to Yuba river;  thence down said river to the place of beginning.

BUCKEYE

Beginning at the point where the C.N.R.R. crosses the Honcut creek;  running thence southerly, on said road, to the middle line of section 33, township 17 N., R. 4 E.; thence east to the east line of section 34;  thence south to the township line;  thence east to the northeast corner of section 2, township 16 N., R. 4 E.; thence south to the northwest corner of section 13;  thence east to the northeast corner section 13;  thence north to the Knox Turnpike road;  thence northeasterly on said road to the west line of the Peoria district, one mile east of Welch's ranch;  thence up said line to the Honcut creek;  thence down said creek to the place of beginning.

CLARK

Beginning at the southeast corner of section 34, township 17 N., R. 6 E.;  and thence running north to southeast corner of section 15;  thence west to the southeast corner of section 16;  thence north to the northeast corner of section 4;  thence west to the northeast corner of section 6;  thence south to the northeast corner of section 31;  thence west to the northwest  corner of section 31;  thence south to the southwest corner of section 31; thence east to beginning.

CORDUA

Beginning at the northeast corner of section 13, township 16 N., R 4 E.; thence running west to the northwest corner of section 13;  thence south to the middle of the west  line of section 13;  thence west to the middle of the west line of section 16;  thence south to the southeast corner of section 20;; thence west to the southwest corner of section 20;  thence south to the southwest corner of section 29;  thence southeast to Yuba river;  thence up the river to the east line of township 16 N., R 4 E; thence north to the place of beginning.

DOBBINS' RANCH

Beginning at the point were the Foster Bar road crosses the line between Foster Bar and Parks Bar townships;  running thence northeasterly on said road to the Fountain House;  thence southeasterly to the mouth of Eagle canyon on the Yuba river;  thence down said river to the east line of Parks Bar Township;  thence north to the place of beginning.

ELIZABETH

Beginning at the northwest corner of section 29, township 15 N., R 5 E; thence running south to where the county road crosses the west line of section 8, township 14 N., R 5 E;  thence southeasterly on said road to Bear river;  thence up said river to the southwest corner of section 34, of Johnson's ranch survey; thence northerly to the southeast corner of section 31, township 15 N., R. 6 E.;  thence north to Dry creek; thence down said creek to the south line of section 31;  thence west to the southwest corner of section 31;  thence north to the northwest corner of section 31;  thence west to the place of beginning.

ELLA

Beginning at the point were the north line of township 14 N., R 4 E crosses Feather river;  thence east to the northwest corner of section 4;  thence south to the southwest corner of section 4;  thence east to the southeast corner of section 4; thence south to Dry creek;  thence down said creek to Feather river;  thence up said river to the point of beginning.

GREENVILLE

Beginning at the Fountain House in Foster Bar township;  thence northeasterly on Foster Bar road to its intersection with the road leading from Oregon Hill to the New York House;  thence easterly to Pittsburg Bar on North Yuba river;  thence down said river six miles to the mouth of Eagle canyon;  thence northwesterly to the place of beginning.

HANSONVILLE

Beginning at the southerly line of Wyman's ranch on Honcut creek;  thence east to within one mile of the Jefferson House;  thence northeast to the southeast corner of the Sharon Valley District;  thence following the southerly line of said district to Dicksburg Quartz Mil on Natchez Honcut; thence down said stream to the point of beginning.

HONCUT

Beginning on Feather river at the south line of W.H. Sampson's ranch;  thence east to the southwest corner of section 17, township 16 N., R 4 E;  thence north to the middle of the west line of section 32,  township 17, N., R 4 E;  thence east to the C.N.R.R.;  thence northerly on said road to the Honcut creek;  thence down said creek to Feather river;  thence down said river to the place of beginning.

INDIANA RANCH

Beginning where the road from Mammoth Hill to New York House crosses the east line of New York Township;  thence southeasterly on said road to the Foster Bar road;  thence southwesterly on said road to a point one mile southwesterly from Oldfield's ranch;  thence northwesterly to the southeast corner of New York Township;  thence up township line to place of beginning.

JUNCTION

Commencing at the mouth of Willow creek, on the North Yuba river;  thence down said river to Middle Yuba;  thence up said river to a point one-half mile above Freeman's Crossing;  thence north to the Wisconsin House;  thence west to Willow creek;  thence down said creek to point of beginning.

LINDA

Commencing at the northwest corner of section 2, township 15 N., R 4 E, on Yuba river;  thence south to the southeast corner of section 4 <34>; thence west to the southeast corner of section 33;  thence south to middle of east line of section 4, township 14 N., R 4 E; thence west across section 4; thence north to the northwest corner section 4;  thence west to Feather river;  thence up said river to Yuba river;  thence up Yuba river to the point of beginning.

LONG BAR

Commencing at the northeast corner of section 6, township 16 N., R 6 E;  thence east to Yuba river;  thence down said river to Dry creek;  thence up Dry creek to where it intersects the west line of section 7, township 16 N., R 6 E;  thence north to the point of commencement.

LONE TREE

Beginning at the northeast corner of section 3, township 15 N., R 6 E;  thence west to the northeast corner section 6; thence south to the southeast corner of section 6;  thence west to the southwest corner of section 6;  thence south to the southwest corner of section 31;  thence east to Dry creek;  thence up Dry creek to south line of section 28;  thence east to Nevada county line;  thence north to the point of beginning.

MARYSVILLE

Beginning at Feather river, at the south line of W.H. Sampson's ranch;  thence easterly to the northwest corner of section 19, township 16 N, R 4 E; thence south to the southwest corner of section 19;  thence east to the southeast corner of section 19;  thence south to the southwest corner of section 29;  thence southeast to the south bank of Yuba river;  thence down the south bank of the Yuba to Feather river;  thence up said river to the point of beginning.

MCDONALD

Beginning at the southwest corner of section 34, Johnson's ranch survey, on Bear river;  and extending thence northerly to the southeast corner of section 31, township 15 N., R 6 E;  thence north to Dry creek;  thence up said creek to the south line of section 28;  thence east to the county line;  thence south to Bear river;  thence down said river to the place of beginning.

MILL CREEK

Commencing at the junction of Willow creek with North Yuba river;  thence up said creek to Clear creek;  thence northerly to Slate Range House, including said house;  thence northwesterly to Wamboo Bar on North Yuba river;  thence down said river to the place of beginning.

NEW YORK

Commencing at Dicksburg Quartz Mill, and running east to the blacksmith shop of the Nevada Mining Company at New York Flat;  thence northerly, striking the middle fork of Dry creek between Sullivan's and Thurston's;  thence northeast to the west line of Strawberry Valley District;  thence up said line to the county line;  thence west and south on the county line to the place of beginning.

OAK VALLEY

Commencing on the east line of Slate Range Township at Williamson's gulch;  thence northwest between Young's Hill and Galena Hill to Clear creek;  thence northerly to Slate Range House;  thence northwesterly to Wamboo Bar on North Yuba river;  thence up said river to Sierra county line;  thence south to point of beginning.

OREGON HOUSE

Commencing on the Yuba river at the southeast corner of section 34, township 17 N., R 6 E;  thence north to the southeast corner of section 15;  thence west to southeast corner of section 16;  north to the northeast corner of section 4;  west to the northwest corner of section 6;  north to south boundary of New York Township;  east to within one mile of the Jefferson House;  northeasterly to the east line of New York Township, including Evans and Lupman;  southerly to southeast corner of New York Township;  thence southeasterly to a point half a mile southwest of Oldfield's Ranch, on Foster Bar road;  thence southwesterly on said road to the east boundary line of Parks Bar Township;  thence south on Yuba river;  thence down said river to the place of beginning.

PEORIA

Commencing on Honcut creek, at the south boundary line of Wyman's Ranch;  thence down said creek to a point half a mile south of Tennessee creek;  thence southeasterly half way between the Peoria House and the Empire House;  to the north line of township 16 N., R 5 E;  thence east to the southwest corner of section 31, township 17 N., R 6 E; thence north to the northwest corner of section 31;  thence east to the northeast corner of section 31;  thence north to the south line of New York Township; thence west to the place of beginning.

PLUMAS

Beginning at the confluence of the Feather and Bear rivers;  thence up Bear river to the east line of West Bear River Township;  thence north to the middle of the east boundary of section 24, township 14 N., R 4 E; thence west to the middle of the east line of section 21;  thence north to Dry creek;  thence down Dry creek and Feather river to the point of commencement.

PRAIRIE HOUSE

Commencing at the southwest corner of section 19, township 16 N., R 4 E;  thence east to the southeast corner of section 20; thence north to the middle of the west line of section 16;  thence east to the middle of east line of section 14;  thence north to the northeast corner of section 2;  thence west to the southeast corner of section 34, township 17 N., R 4 E;  thence north to the middle of the west line of section 35;  thence west to the middle of the west line of section 32;  thence south to the northeast corner of section 19, township 16 N., R 4 E; thence west to northwest corner of section 19; thence south to the place of beginning.

ROSE BAR

Beginning on the Yuba river at the mouth of Deer creek;  thence down said river to B. Pickens' ranch;  thence southeasterly to the  northeast corner of section 6, township 15 N., R 6 E;  thence east to Nevada county line;  thence north to the point of commencement.

SHARON VALLEY

Commencing on the line between New York and Foster Bar Townships, at a point due east of a point one hundred feet north of the  American Saw Mill, and running up said line to the road from Mammoth Mill to New York House;  thence east to Yuba river;  thence up said river to Indian creek;  thence up said creek to the corner of New York district;  thence along the southerly line of said district to Dicksburg Quartz Mill;  thence southeasterly to Rice's House;  thence southwesterly to a point dues <sic> west of the place of beginning;  thence east to the place of beginning.

SLATE RANGE

Beginning at Williamson's gulch, on the east line of Slate Range Township;  thence northwesterly, between Young's Hill and Galena Hill, to Clear creek;  thence down said creek to Willow creek;  thence down Willow creek to the north line of Junction district;  thence east to the Wisconsin House;  thence south to the Middle Yuba river, one-half mile above Freeman's Crossing;  thence up said river to Sierra county line;  thence north to the point of commencement.

SPRING VALLEY

Commencing at the northeast corner of section 3, township 16 N., R 6 E;  thence northwest on west line of Peoria District, to Knox Turnpike road;  thence southwesterly on said road to the east line of section 36, township 17 N., R 4 E;  thence south to southeast corner of section 36;  thence east to southeast corner of section 31, township 17 N., R 5 E; thence north to northeast corner of section 31;  thence east to  northeast corner of section 33;  thence south to southeast corner of  section 33;  thence east to the point of beginning.

STRAWBERRY VALLEY

Beginning at the corner of Sierra, Butte, Plumas and Yuba counties;  thence southwesterly on Butte county line to a point one and one-half miles west of Woodville House;  thence south, including Snyder's tannery, and running down the ravine from said tannery to Indian creek;  thence down said creek to North Yuba river;  thence up said river to Sierra county line;  thence up said line to point of commencement.

VIRGINIA

Commencing at the southwest corner of section 34, township 15 N., R 4 E;  thence running east to the southwest corner of section 32, township 15 N., R 5 E;  thence south to where the county road crosses the west line of section 8, township 14 N., R 5 E;  thence down said road to the east line of section 8; thence south to the north line of Johnson's ranch survey; thence southwesterly, on said line to township line;  thence north to the middle of the west line of section 19, township 14 N., R 5 E;  thence west to the middle of the west line of section 22, township 14 N., R 4 E;  thence north to the place of beginning.

YUBA

Beginning at B. Pickens' ranch, on Yuba river;  and extending thence southeasterly to the northeast corner of section 6, township 15 N., R 6 E;  thence south to the southeast corner of section 6; thence west to the southwest corner of section 6; thence south to the southwest corner of section 19;  thence west to the northeast corner of section 29, township 15 N., R 5 E;  thence north to he Yuba river; thence up said river to the place of beginning.


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