Status: Active Town
Date Settled: 1849
Current Population: 350
Peak Population: na
Elevation: 1,394 Feet (425 meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
French Gulch was founded by French miners in 1849 and became one of California's major gold producing areas. The town became a major supply place when it became the terminus of the western branch of the California Trail. French Gulch was registered as a California Historical Landmark in 1935.
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