Place:Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz, California, United States


NameBoulder Creek
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates37.131°N 122.124°W
Located inSanta Cruz, California, United States
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Boulder Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, with a population of 4,923 as of the 2010 census.

Boulder Creek served as the upper terminus of the San Lorenzo Valley Logging Flume terminating in Felton, which began construction in 1874 and when formally opened in October 1875 was augmented by a new rail line to transport logs to the wharf in Santa Cruz. In the 1880s this lumber town which was called Lorenzo took the of the Boulder Creek postoffice that had been established in the 1870s.

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