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Coordinates: 39°02′04″N 120°07′27″W / 39.03444°N 120.12417°W / 39.03444; -120.12417

Meeks Bay

Unincorporated community

Meeks Bay

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Meeks Bay

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Coordinates: 39°02′04″N 120°07′27″W / 39.03444°N 120.12417°W / 39.03444; -120.12417

Country United States

State California

County El Dorado County

Elevation[1] 6,240 ft (1,902 m)

Population (2010)

 • Total 985

Meeks Bay (formerly, Meigs Bay, Micks Bay, and Murphys) is an unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It lies on Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
at the mouth of Meeks Creek, at an elevation of 6240 feet (1902 m).[1] The place is named for John Meeks, who owned the land.[1] The Meeks brothers baled 25 tons of wild hay in the meadows at the mouth of Meeks Creek
Meeks Creek
in 1862.[2] A post office operated at Meeks Bay from 1929 to 1972.[2] Ecology[edit]

A beaver dam on Meeks Creek, Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
August, 2010

References[edit]

^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Meeks Bay, California ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 522. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 

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Municipalities and communities of El Dorado County, California, United States

County seat: Placerville

Cities

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Unincorporated communities

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