Hodson, California - Hodson is a former settlement in Calaveras County, California. It lay at an elevation of 971 feet (296 m), 2.5 miles (4.0 km) west-northwest of Copperopolis. A post office operated at Hodson from 1898 to 1906, and again from 1915 to 1917. The town was named in honor of J.J. Hodson, a copper mining financier.
Norristown, California - Norristown, in Sacramento County, California or Hoboken was an ephemeral California Gold Rush settlement and steamboat landing on the American River.:11,16 It was located on the south bank of the American River, four miles east of Sacramento on a road leading to the gold fields, that later became L Street, in the vicinity of what is now the California State University Sacramento.
Hart, California - Hart was a short-lived gold mining town located in the Mojave desert, in San Bernardino County, California. It existed between 1908 and 1915, and was located on the northeastern edge of Lanfair Valley near the New York Mountains. The area is now in the Mojave National Preserve, directed by the National Park Service.
Hamilton Ghost Town, California - Hamilton is a former settlement in Butte County, California, United States, and was its first permanent county seat. It was located on the west side of the Feather River, 15 miles (24 km) downstream from Oroville. John Bidwell discovered gold at Hamilton in 1848, and the settlement arose. The place was named Hamilton in honor of the nephew of Alexander Hamilton who laid out the town.
Haiwee,California - The settlement there began in 1864, as a waystop at Haiwai Meadows on the road between Visalia and the Owens Valley. The stop was run by a man named McGuire and his wife and young son. McGuire's wife and son were killed in an Indian attack while he was away on January 1, 1865.