The Historic Small Town That Every Northern Californian Should Visit At Least Once

Coloma is quite possibly one of the most important little towns in all of California. After all, it was here the California Gold Rush all began when gold was discovered in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Approximately 500 people still call Coloma home. However, it’s widely referred to as a ghost town nowadays. A visit to this historic small town is a must. It’s here that you can step back in time and experience where California’s history changed forever.

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Have you visited Coloma? What a neat place! Don’t forget to check out our list of the 15 Slow-Paced Small Towns In Northern California that you’ll definitely want to plan a visit to.