- Mormon Bar, California
Mormon Bar — Unincorporated community — Coordinates: Coordinates: Country United States State California County Mariposa County Elevation 1,772 ft (540 m)
Mormon Bar is an unincorporated community in Mariposa County, California. It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) south-southeast of Mariposa, at an elevation of 1772 feet (540 m). Mormon Bar is located near State Route 49.
It was settled during the California Gold Rush. Mormons occupied the place during the winter of 1849/50. It was first mined by members of the Mormon Battalion in 1849. They did not stay too long, and other miners came and occupied the site.
At one time there was a significant Chinese presence there.
Mormon Bar is California Historical Landmark #323.
It is somewhat of a ghost town, and is listed on many maps and ghost town travel guides as such.
Municipalities and communities of Mariposa County, California CDPs Unincorporated
Bagby | Barrett | Ben Hur | Blanchard | Briceburg | Bridgeport | Buena Vista | Clearing House | Curry Village | Darrah | Dogtown | Elliott Corner | Foresta | Granite Springs | Hayward | Hite Cove | Incline | Indian Gulch | Jerseydale | Mormon Bar | Mount Bullion | North Wawona | Ponderosa Basin | South Wawona | Yosemite Village | Yosemite West
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