Rough and Ready is a town, located in Nevada County, California, west of Grass Valley.
Rough and Ready has a population of 1500, according to the road sign. At least 1000 additional people living in the outskirts cite Rough and Ready as their address. Realistically given its small area, it is more likely that Rough and Ready has a population of only around 150 within its city limits.Web Sites and Links
Rough and ReadyA brief history of the town and its short-lived "republic".
Rough and Ready Fruit Jar PickersLoose knit musical group that performs downtown each Sunday. Jammers are welcome to join in.
The Little Town of Rough and ReadyPhotographs of California state historical landmark 294, marking the establishment of the town in 1849.