"Gold rush camp that became a state capital" Crossword Clue

Author: Mathew Cooper
Last Updated: 03 Dec 2023

"Gold rush camp that became a state capital" NYT crossword answer is:

HELENAMONTANA (13 letters length)

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The crossword clue "Gold rush camp that became a state capital" from the New York Times (December 3 2023) is referring to Sacramento, California. In 1848, Sacramento was a small camp of prospectors during the California Gold Rush, but it quickly grew in population and became the state capital in 1854. Today, Sacramento is the sixth largest city in California and is known for its vibrant culture, diverse population, and beautiful parks and rivers.

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