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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 Detwiler Fire in Mariposa County, California which burned 81,826 acres and 131 structures.
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In 1979 they purchased and developed the Colorado Quartz mine, an underground crystallized-gold mine in Mariposa County, California, along with Bryant Harris, Dave Eidahl, and Tom Smith.
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