Folsom Dam

Folsom Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the of Northern in the , about 25 mi northeast of . The dam is 340 ft high and 1,400 ft long, flanked by earthen wing dams.

Notable Places in the Area

is a California State Prison in , U.S, approximately 20 mi northeast of the state capital of . is situated 1 mile south of Folsom Dam. Photo: Vidor, Public domain.

Nature reserve
The surrounds in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, and is managed by the California Department of Parks and Recreation. is situated 1 mile southwest of Folsom Dam.

is a male-only state prison located in the city of , in . is situated 1 mile south of Folsom Dam.

The is a zoo and animal sanctuary located in the city of , in the United States, which has been open since 1963. is situated 1½ miles south of Folsom Dam.

Localities in the Area

is a city in , United States. Photo: The Oaked Ridge, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an unincorporated census-designated place in , 22 miles east of the state capital of Sacramento.

Folsom Dam

38.7077° or 38° 42' 27.7" north
-121.1567° or 121° 9' 24.1" west
253 feet (77 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 358765972
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Folsom Dam
  • Czech: Vodní nádrž Folsom
  • German: Talsperre Folsom
  • Norwegian: Folsom-demningen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Folsom-demningen
  • Ukrainian: ГЕС Фолсом

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