Rawhide, California

Rawhide is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California, USA.[1] Rawhide is located 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Dutch Flat.[2] It lies at an elevation of 2175 feet (663 m).[1]

Location in California
Rawhide (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°12′01″N 120°44′42″W
Country United States
State California
CountyPlacer County
Elevation2,175 ft (663 m)

Rawhide has been noted for its unusual place name.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rawhide, California
  2. Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 544. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-4401-3421-0.

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