Mariposa County

Mariposa County, California

PO Box 28
Mariposa, CA 95338
Phone: (209) 966-2005
Fax: (209) 742-6860

In central CA, E of San Francisco; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: Spanish 'butterfly,' a name originally applied to an area in the county in which butterflies were numerous

Area (sq mi):: 1462.79 (land 1451.12; water 11.67) Population per square mile: 12.50
Population 2005: 18,069 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 5.50%; 1990-2000 19.80% Population 2000: 17,130 (White 84.90%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 7.80%; Asian 0.70%; Other 9.70%). Foreign born: 2.80%. Median age: 42.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,190; median household $34,626; Population below poverty level: 14.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,112-$22,716
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 32.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The death of 18-year-old Tomer Frankfurter was considered an accident, the Mariposa County coroner's office said.
Murrieta's head and Garcia's hand traveled throughout California and were displayed in the cities of Stockton and San Francisco and the mining camps of Mariposa County. Curious spectators paid $1 each to see them.
Stay in Mariposa County for great rates, four-diamond resorts, rustic lodges, bed and breakfasts, and family cabins.
Many residents were allowed to return, but flames continue to threaten about 1,500 homes in Mariposa County.
A fire in central California is raging unabated with the fire department saying Tuesday that Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County has swept over 25,000 acres and only 5 percent of it could be contained.
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California Gold Mining Inc (TSX-V:CGM), a gold mining company, declared on Monday that it closed its Phase I drill programme and is about to start its Phase II drill programme at its flagship Fremont Project in Mariposa County, California.
Mariposa, CA, January 05, 2013 --( The Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau (YMCTB) invites travelers to Mariposa County and Yosemite National Park to enter its 2012 Yosemite FunFoto Contest.
It comes from a photographer and historian who's been a lifelong resident of Mariposa county, and who pairs over 200 images of the Railroad from his personal archives and other collections with observations of the trains in operation and interviews with those who worked them.