Inyo County

Inyo County, California

PO Drawer N
Independence, CA 93526
Phone: (760) 878-0292
Fax: (760) 878-2241

On E border of CA, E of Fresno; organized Mar 22, 1866 from Tulare County. Name Origin: For the Inyo Mountains, from an Indian name said to mean 'where the great spirit dwells.'

Area (sq mi):: 10226.98 (land 10203.10; water 23.88) Population per square mile: 1.80
Population 2005: 18,156 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 -1.80% Population 2000: 17,945 (White 74.40%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 12.60%; Asian 0.90%; Other 18.80%). Foreign born: 7.60%. Median age: 42.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,639; median household $35,006; Population below poverty level: 12.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,270-$25,619
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 15.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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A spokesperson for the Inyo County Sheriff's Office, Carma Roper, told CNN they were helping to secure the area until the military arrived on scene.
The Inyo County Sheriff's Office said they "actively investigating the circumstances surrounding the disappearance."
Inyo County is hoping the river will eventually support a recreational industry for kayakers, anglers, hikers and bird watchers.
Inyo County Health and Human Services staff members initiated an epidemiologic investigation to determine the probable source of infection.
At the time of his arrest, law enforcers in the US resort stated: "After the Inyo County sheriff's deputy arrived on scene and interviewed witnesses, it was determined that there had been an argument that escalated into a physical confrontation.
The Inyo County, California, sheriff's office says 65-year-old Terence Michael Butler of Beverly Hills was arrested after midnight on Jan.
British actor Legeno, 50, who played werewolf Fenrir Greyback in three Harry Potter films, was found in a remote part of Death Valley by a pair of hikers in the early hours of Sunday, the Inyo County Sheriff said.
According to the Inyo County Sheriff's Office statement, Legeno died because the heat, but the final cause of death was yet to be determined by the coroner.
From 1945 to 1912, the Manzanar War Relocation Center, an internment camp in Inyo County for Japanese American citizens and resident aliens during World War II, lay deserted and disremembered--a forgotten and hidden part of the state's history.
The notices have been filed to explore segments of both the Conglomerate Mesa and Santa Rosa sections of the 548 claims that the company has in Inyo County, California.
"It looks like the river was shot in the arm with vitamins." Inyo County officials are hoping the river will one day spawn a recreational industry for kayakers, anglers, hikers and bird-watchers.