Blythe Intake

Blythe Intake (HMY7C)

Location: Blythe, CA 92225 Riverside County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 43.907', W 114° 30.948'

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On July 17, 1877, Thomas Blythe, a San Francisco financier, filed the first legal claim for Colorado River water rights. Oliver Callaway planned a diversion dam and canal which opened in 1877 to irrigate the Palo Verde Valley. This made possible the settlement and development of the valley.
HM NumberHMY7C
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number948
Year Placed1986
Placed ByThe State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with E Clampus Vitus – Billy Holcomb Chapter, Palo Verde Valley Historical Society, and Riverside County Parks Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 8:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 730156 N 3735189
Decimal Degrees33.73178333, -114.51580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 43.907', W 114° 30.948'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 43' 54.42" N, 114° 30' 56.88" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5540 Lonsome Dove Rd, Blythe CA 92225, US
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