Inyo County, California

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A Brief History of Inyo County

Inyo County is a county on the east side of the Sierra Nevada and southeast of Yosemite National Park in the eastern-central part of the U.S. state of California. Inyo County includes the Owens River Valley; it is flanked to the west by the Sierra Mountains and to the east by the White Mountains and the Inyo Mountains.Mount Whitney, the highest peak in the Continental United States, is on Inyo County's western border (with Tulare County). The Badwater Basin in Death Valley National Park, the lowest place in North America, is in eastern Inyo County. The two points are not visible from each other, but both can be observed from the Panamint Range on the west side of Death Valley, above the Panamint Valley.The county seat is Independence. In 2010, Inyo County had a population of 18,546. [Data from the Wiki]

History which includes the Native Americans of Inyo County

 

Inyo County Neighbors

In California: Fresno, Kern, Mono, San Bernardino & Tulare Counties

In Nevada: Nye & Esmeralda Counties

"The Fine Print"

The CAGW Administrative Team:
State Coordinator: Martha A Crosley Graham
Assistant State Coordinators: Claire Martin, Joy Fisher & Jeannette Harper

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