Beckwourth, CA

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Beckwourth (formerly, Beckwith) is a census-designated place (CDP) in Plumas County, California, United States. Beckwourth is located on the Middle Fork Feather River 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Portola. The population was 432 at the 2010 census, up from 342 at the 2000 census.

According to the USGS National Geographic Names Database, a variant spelling was Beckwith and its name comes from an early explorer who had changed his name from Beckwith to Beckwourth: