Hornitos

Hornitos (HMVLV)

Location: Hornitos, CA 95325 Mariposa County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 30.162', W 120° 14.282'

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"Little Ovens of the Mother Lode"

Historic Jail Museum · History of 1849 · RelicsGold Rush Day Displays

One of the Nations Most Famous Ghost Towns early population 15,000. Here was the first Wells Fargo Express Office in county. $40000 in gold sent to Mint daily by armed stage coach.

Joaquin Murietta's playground. California's most colorful bandit. Mariposa County biggest county in the world during greatest Gold Rush of all time. Hornitos Spanish for "Little Ovens," so named because of the Mexican burial tombs were shaped like square ovens - Hornitos Oldest Landmark - See Cross on Hill →
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 744146 N 4154224
Decimal Degrees37.50270000, -120.23803333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 30.162', W 120° 14.282'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 30' 9.72" N, 120° 14' 16.92" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7402 St Catherine St, Hornitos CA 95325, US
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