(also known as De Sabla
and de Sabla
; formerly, Hupps Mill
) is an unincorporated community
in Butte County, California
. It lies at an elevation of 2762 feet (842 m
). It was named after one of the Pacific Gas and Electric
founders and is the site of Lake de Sabla reservoir and a powerhouse named for him. The community's ZIP code is 95954, and is shared with the community of Magalia
. The area code is 530
. NAD27 latitude and longitude for the community are and official elevation is above mean sea level.
The Hupp post office opened in 1909, changed its name to De Sabla in 1911, and closed in 1942.
A Pacific Gas and Electric Company site, named "De Sabla Camp 1" on regulatory filings, exists along the main road, Skyway Avenue.
DeSabla Forebay has an open-to-the-public group day-use area for $70/day with 150 capacity. Reservation phone# is on the Group Area sign at the location. Power, restrooms, small amphitheater, kitchen area, volleyball, badminton
(bring own net), great horseshoe pits, hiking trails. Across Skyway from the dam. Lake has rainbow/brown trout fishing.... Read More