Von Schmidt State Boundary Monument

Von Schmidt State Boundary Monument (HMJN5)

Location: Needles, CA 92363 San Bernardino County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 0.844', W 114° 39.718'

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This boundary monument, a cast iron column erected in 1873, marks the southern terminus of the California - Nevada State Boundary established by A. W. Von Schmidt's 1872 - 73 survey. Von Schmidt's line, the first officially recognized oblique state line between California and Nevada, erred slightly, the boundary was later corrected to the present line, ? mile to the north.
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HM NumberHMJN5
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Marker Number859
Year Placed1974
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Needles Chapter, San Bernardino County Museum Association, and the California, Arizona and Nevada Development Association – Can – Do
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 713333 N 3877101
Decimal Degrees35.01406667, -114.66196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.844', W 114° 39.718'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 50.64" N, 114° 39' 43.08" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 181 Needles Hwy, Needles CA 92363, US
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