Top Dams in Nevada County, CA

Dams

Dam

Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water.
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There are 43 dams in Nevada County, California.

  • Boca Dam (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  39.3899073°
    Longitude:  -120.0963091°
    Elevation:  5613 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Floriston, CA 4.02 miles
    • Truckee, CA 6.32 miles
    • Verdi, CA 10.29 miles
    • Verdi, NV 10.56 miles
    • Sierra Pines, CA 10.64 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3790736°
    Longitude:  -120.1399207°
    Elevation:  5745 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Truckee, CA 4.22 miles
    • Floriston, CA 6.42 miles
    • Tahoe Vista, CA 10.73 miles
    • Carnelian Bay, CA 10.97 miles
    • Kings Beach, CA 11.50 miles
  • Weaver Dam (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  39.4682331°
    Longitude:  -120.6627156°
    Elevation:  5732 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 4.52 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 6.91 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 9.63 miles
    • Washington, CA 10.47 miles
    • Downieville, CA 10.78 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3290736°
    Longitude:  -120.1176964°
    Elevation:  5738 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Truckee, CA 3.50 miles
    • Floriston, CA 6.86 miles
    • Tahoe Vista, CA 7.12 miles
    • Carnelian Bay, CA 7.32 miles
    • Kings Beach, CA 7.98 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4120087°
    Longitude:  -120.9967731°
    Elevation:  1998 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Pike, CA 1.87 miles
    • Camptonville, CA 3.90 miles
    • North San Juan, CA 6.43 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 9.11 miles
    • Nevada City, CA 10.45 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.2465651°
    Longitude:  -120.8093832°
    Elevation:  3766 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Alta, CA 2.77 miles
    • Dutch Flat, CA 3.19 miles
    • Washington, CA 7.81 miles
    • Nevada City, CA 11.11 miles
    • Colfax, CA 12.69 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3222814°
    Longitude:  -120.3269914°
    Elevation:  7175 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Soda Springs, CA 2.83 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 5.44 miles
    • Truckee, CA 7.69 miles
    • Tahoe City, CA 14.46 miles
    • Carnelian Bay, CA 14.68 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3232394°
    Longitude:  -120.2376989°
    Elevation:  5938 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Truckee, CA 2.93 miles
    • Soda Springs, CA 7.60 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 10.22 miles
    • Carnelian Bay, CA 10.67 miles
    • Tahoe Vista, CA 11.53 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3965679°
    Longitude:  -120.5960448°
    Elevation:  6873 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 8.25 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 10.35 miles
    • Washington, CA 11.15 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 11.86 miles
    • Soda Springs, CA 12.61 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3582341°
    Longitude:  -120.6360455°
    Elevation:  5938 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 7.94 miles
    • Washington, CA 8.71 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 11.37 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 13.48 miles
    • Soda Springs, CA 13.90 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3268354°
    Longitude:  -120.6433257°
    Elevation:  4961 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Washington, CA 8.62 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 9.40 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 11.47 miles
    • Alta, CA 12.24 miles
    • Dutch Flat, CA 13.34 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3999005°
    Longitude:  -120.6377132°
    Elevation:  6732 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 6.13 miles
    • Washington, CA 9.06 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 11.46 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 11.98 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 12.42 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4211791°
    Longitude:  -120.6232891°
    Elevation:  6447 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 6.36 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 10.00 miles
    • Washington, CA 10.32 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 12.21 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 12.48 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3449007°
    Longitude:  -120.649379°
    Elevation:  5354 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Washington, CA 8.06 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 8.19 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 11.90 miles
    • Alta, CA 12.90 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 13.47 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4449008°
    Longitude:  -120.6010461°
    Elevation:  5866 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 7.40 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 8.53 miles
    • Washington, CA 12.12 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 12.57 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 13.04 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4132338°
    Longitude:  -120.6327133°
    Elevation:  6483 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 6.02 miles
    • Washington, CA 9.63 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 10.54 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 11.89 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 12.62 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4482334°
    Longitude:  -120.6510481°
    Elevation:  5561 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 4.76 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 8.17 miles
    • Washington, CA 10.01 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 10.36 miles
    • Downieville, CA 12.12 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4119952°
    Longitude:  -120.6441588°
    Elevation:  6240 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 5.47 miles
    • Washington, CA 9.04 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 10.64 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 11.35 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 13.11 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4332339°
    Longitude:  -120.6177132°
    Elevation:  6752 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 6.53 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 9.20 miles
    • Washington, CA 10.95 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 12.29 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 12.72 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.2132311°
    Longitude:  -120.844384°
    Elevation:  2700 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Dutch Flat, CA 0.61 miles
    • Alta, CA 1.83 miles
    • Colfax, CA 9.72 miles
    • Nevada City, CA 9.78 miles
    • Washington, CA 10.38 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3796249°
    Longitude:  -120.4963186°
    Elevation:  6407 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Kingvale, CA 5.42 miles
    • Soda Springs, CA 7.34 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 13.66 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 14.80 miles
    • Sierraville, CA 16.06 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3565672°
    Longitude:  -120.657713°
    Elevation:  5466 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 7.28 miles
    • Washington, CA 7.56 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 12.48 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 12.62 miles
    • Alta, CA 13.23 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3632261°
    Longitude:  -121.0410631°
    Elevation:  2398 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • North San Juan, CA 3.38 miles
    • Pike, CA 5.72 miles
    • Camptonville, CA 6.14 miles
    • Nevada City, CA 7.15 miles
    • Dobbins, CA 8.83 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3982338°
    Longitude:  -120.6427133°
    Elevation:  6703 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 5.95 miles
    • Washington, CA 8.77 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 11.58 miles
    • Alleghany, CA 11.79 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 12.61 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.5082345°
    Longitude:  -120.5566014°
    Elevation:  6040 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Sierra City, CA 5.72 miles
    • Sattley, CA 10.15 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 10.82 miles
    • Sierraville, CA 11.54 miles
    • Calpine, CA 12.57 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4289079°
    Longitude:  -120.5691538°
    Elevation:  6138 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Graniteville, CA 9.14 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 10.06 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 10.57 miles
    • Soda Springs, CA 12.47 miles
    • Washington, CA 13.19 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.2240211°
    Longitude:  -120.8348633°
    Elevation:  3314 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Dutch Flat, CA 1.25 miles
    • Alta, CA 1.74 miles
    • Washington, CA 9.54 miles
    • Nevada City, CA 10.04 miles
    • Colfax, CA 10.62 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.2719773°
    Longitude:  -120.930428°
    Elevation:  3071 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Nevada City, CA 4.64 miles
    • Dutch Flat, CA 6.74 miles
    • Alta, CA 7.81 miles
    • Grass Valley, CA 7.89 miles
    • Boston Ravine, CA 8.67 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.5215674°
    Longitude:  -120.5827137°
    Elevation:  5709 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Sierra City, CA 4.09 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 10.06 miles
    • Sattley, CA 10.55 miles
    • Sierraville, CA 12.40 miles
    • Calpine, CA 12.57 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4165706°
    Longitude:  -120.3927054°
    Elevation:  7785 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Soda Springs, CA 6.49 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 6.88 miles
    • Sierraville, CA 12.03 miles
    • Truckee, CA 12.75 miles
    • Sattley, CA 13.90 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.2348933°
    Longitude:  -121.2210681°
    Elevation:  1158 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Lake Wildwood, CA 1.11 miles
    • Penn Valley, CA 3.13 miles
    • Rough and Ready, CA 4.56 miles
    • Smartsville, CA 4.56 miles
    • Boston Ravine, CA 8.32 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4035137°
    Longitude:  -120.4982635°
    Elevation:  7290 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Kingvale, CA 6.80 miles
    • Soda Springs, CA 8.41 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 13.14 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 13.34 miles
    • Sierraville, CA 14.63 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4649013°
    Longitude:  -120.5627118°
    Elevation:  6591 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Sierra City, CA 7.93 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 9.59 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 12.25 miles
    • Sattley, CA 12.70 miles
    • Sierraville, CA 13.51 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.2690617°
    Longitude:  -120.9535569°
    Elevation:  2900 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Nevada City, CA 3.38 miles
    • Grass Valley, CA 6.71 miles
    • Boston Ravine, CA 7.51 miles
    • Dutch Flat, CA 7.58 miles
    • Alta, CA 8.75 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.4207841°
    Longitude:  -120.5422325°
    Elevation:  6676 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Kingvale, CA 9.18 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 10.63 miles
    • Soda Springs, CA 10.98 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 11.14 miles
    • Washington, CA 14.36 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3571361°
    Longitude:  -120.4928004°
    Elevation:  6995 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Kingvale, CA 4.23 miles
    • Soda Springs, CA 6.47 miles
    • Graniteville, CA 14.39 miles
    • Sierra City, CA 16.26 miles
    • Washington, CA 16.37 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3019679°
    Longitude:  -121.0281871°
    Elevation:  2408 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Nevada City, CA 2.87 miles
    • Grass Valley, CA 5.99 miles
    • North San Juan, CA 6.17 miles
    • Boston Ravine, CA 6.87 miles
    • Rough and Ready, CA 7.61 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3188096°
    Longitude:  -121.128655°
    Elevation:  1962 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • North San Juan, CA 3.73 miles
    • Dobbins, CA 5.51 miles
    • Rough and Ready, CA 6.14 miles
    • Lake Wildwood, CA 7.07 miles
    • Nevada City, CA 7.20 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.3599053°
    Longitude:  -120.299368°
    Elevation:  6581 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Soda Springs, CA 5.00 miles
    • Truckee, CA 6.59 miles
    • Kingvale, CA 7.42 miles
    • Carnelian Bay, CA 14.83 miles
    • Floriston, CA 15.04 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.222921°
    Longitude:  -120.9897067°
    Elevation:  3146 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Nevada City, CA 3.02 miles
    • Grass Valley, CA 3.83 miles
    • Boston Ravine, CA 4.40 miles
    • Alta Sierra, CA 6.59 miles
    • Rough and Ready, CA 7.85 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.2465608°
    Longitude:  -120.9977249°
    Elevation:  2818 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Nevada City, CA 1.43 miles
    • Grass Valley, CA 3.89 miles
    • Boston Ravine, CA 4.68 miles
    • Rough and Ready, CA 7.49 miles
    • Alta Sierra, CA 7.85 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.1348949°
    Longitude:  -121.1343955°
    Elevation:  1568 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Alta Sierra, CA 4.34 miles
    • Penn Valley, CA 5.20 miles
    • Boston Ravine, CA 6.12 miles
    • Rough and Ready, CA 6.58 miles
    • Grass Valley, CA 7.02 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  39.0382296°
    Longitude:  -121.0627242°
    Elevation:  1526 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Lake of the Pines, CA 0.34 miles
    • Meadow Vista, CA 3.38 miles
    • Alta Sierra, CA 7.16 miles
    • Colfax, CA 7.29 miles
    • North Auburn, CA 7.46 miles