Factbites
 Where results make sense
About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   PR   |   Contact us  

Topic: Mariposa, California


Related Topics

  
  Mariposa County Government
Mariposa County, located in central California on the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, has an area of approximately 931,200 acres of which 452,384 acres are publicly owned and occupied by Yosemite National Park, the Bureau of Land Management, and the Sierra and Stanislaus National Forests.
The climate of Mariposa County ranges from warm, dry summers and mild winters in the foothills to mild summers and snowy winters in the higher elevations of the Sierra Nevada.
Business activity in Mariposa County is based on trade and service transactions that support a fluctuating tourist population, livestock, timber and mining operations and viticulture.
www.mariposacounty.org   (193 words)

  
  Mariposa County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mariposa County is a county in California located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Thus, Mariposa County is known as the Mother of Counties.
Part of the county's territory was given to Tulare County in 1852, to Merced County in 1855, to Fresno County in 1856 and to Mono County in 1861.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mariposa_County,_California   (553 words)

  
 Mariposa, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mariposa is an unincorporated community and census-designated place that serves as the county seat of Mariposa County, California.
Mariposa County is home to much of Yosemite National Park, and a good deal of the local economy is related to the Park and to tourism.
The county courthouse, constructed in 1856, is the oldest in continuous use in California.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mariposa,_California   (529 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Mariposa County, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The California Central Valley A typical Central Valley scene The California Central Valley is a large, flat valley that dominates the central portion of the state of California.
Alpine County is Californias smallest county, by population.
Fremont, California from NASAs Landsat The city of Fremont highlighted within Alameda County Fremont is a city in California which was incorporated on January 23, 1956, from the merger of five smaller communities: Centerville, Irvington, Mission San Jose, Niles, and Warm Springs.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mariposa-County,-California   (4055 words)

  
 The Mariposa, California Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mariposa County is located in central California on the western slopes of the central Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
In 1850 Mariposa County was one of the original 27 counties in the state of California when the original boundary lines for these counties were drawn.
Although Mariposa County is probably best known for its place in California's Gold Rush history, over the years, the forests of Mariposa County, have provided (and to a lesser extent still provide), countless millions of board feet of lumber, and man-hours of employment to the logging industry.
free.yosemite.net /~bruce/mariposa   (999 words)

  
 Mariposa County's Place in California History
A volunteer committee was formed in Mariposa to stop the raids by the natives.
Mariposa, Princeton (Mt. Bullion) and Bear Valley were laid out on properly surveyed grids with the developers bringing all manner of activities needed for human need.
With Clark, Senator Coness of California and the photographs of pioneer photographer, Carlton Watkins, president Lincoln and Congress, at the height of the Civil War, were convened to grant Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove to the State of California for the purpose of the creation of a park.
www.visitmariposa.net /history2.html   (1422 words)

  
 Mariposa - California Ghost Town
Mariposa had its share of gun battles with marauding Indians until one of the last bands was located and captured in what is now Yosemite.
Mariposa Creek was the main source of gold at first until hard rock mining took over.
Erected in 1854, is California's oldest court of law and has served continuously as the seat of county government since 1854.
www.ghosttowns.com /states/ca/mariposa.html   (428 words)

  
 Mariposa News - MERG Recommends No On Proposition 90
By redefining "damage to property," people could sue any time a law or regulation is passed that they claim devalues their property, creating a disincentive for counties to expand the Williamson Act or modify local general plan policies intended to protect farmland and farmers' right to farm.
Mariposa County taxpayers have no choice but either pay for the claim to prevent the growth, or to allow the developer to build the extra homes.
The years and cost of updating Mariposa’s general plan may well have been a wasted effort if, in order to avoid costly litigation, the plan must be set aside.
goldrushcam.com /mariposa102.htm   (810 words)

  
 Mariposa County Mariposa, California (Counties)
The county seat of Mariposa County, California, is Mariposa.
Fish Camp is located in Mariposa County east of Merced between Mariposa and Mammoth Lakes along...
Mariposa is located in Mariposa County, (of which it is the county seat), at the intersection of...
www.ohwy.com /ca/y/y06043.htm   (152 words)

  
 Mariposa County CAGenWeb Project
Mariposa County was one of the original counties of California, created at time of statehood.
Thus, Mariposa County is known as the Mother of Counties.
Part of the county's territory was given to Tulare County in 1852, to Merced County in 1855, to Fresno County in 1856 and to Mono County in 1861.
www.cagenweb.com /mariposa   (439 words)

  
 Mariposa California | Mariposa CA Hotels Restaurants Travel
Gold was eventually discovered near his land and inevitably the town of Mariposa California was developed there.
Fremont "stretched" the border of his parcel to include the Mariposa area and claimed it as his although it wasn't actually part of the land purchase.
The Mariposa Gazette is the oldest continually published newspaper in California.
www.2getgold.com /mariposa   (207 words)

  
 Travel for Kids: Mariposa, California
Mariposa was named by a Spanish explorer who found tons of butterflies, "mariposas," in the area.
Mariposa is the county seat for Mariposa County, also called the "Mother of California Counties." When California became a state in 1850, Mariposa County was the biggest county, one fifth of California.
California State Mining and Mineral Museum (Mariposa County Fairgrounds) – You may be hit with gold fever when you see the Fricot Nugget, almost 13 pounds of crystallized gold.
www.travelforkids.com /Funtodo/California/Gold_Country/mariposa.htm   (362 words)

  
 The Gold of "Eldorado Canyon"--Mariposa County, California
The property is located in Mariposa County, California, and all the gold in the pictures came out of an area the size of two football fields.
Mariposa is also home to the Princeton Mine and the Mt. Orphir Mint.
Gold is still being found in Mariposa, mostly placer gold and some specimen crystallized gold.
www.icmj2.com /02Jun/02JunFeature.htm   (1132 words)

  
 Mariposa Lodge Mariposa, California, United States - Mariposa Lodge Group Booking Reservation Meetings Meeting ...
The Mariposa Lodge is the perfect place to hold a corporate event such as; team building, sales meetings, board of director meetings, or just corporate hospitality.
A Mariposa Lodge conference center is one of many conference centers in Mariposa, California, United States.
A Mariposa Lodge wedding reception is a party where guests come to celebrate the marriage of the bride and groom.
www.meetingforce.com /mariposa-lodge-hotel-80h119.html   (940 words)

  
 Mariposa, CA Hotels, Mariposa, California Hotels Hotels
Mariposa, California is an old west mining town dating back to Mexican and Spanish California.
Mariposa is the county seat of Mariposa County, a county that dates back to the Mexican days and once included all of central California.
Located in Mariposa, California, 1/4 mile south of downtown on Highway 140.
calhotels.us /california/mariposa.html   (465 words)

  
 Mariposa, California in 235 images   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
At 2,000 feet in the foothills of the Sierra Nevadas, Mariposa is nestled in a canyon surrounded by steep hills covered with forests of small trees and brush.
Mariposa was established by explorer John C. Fremont during his efforts to settle California and establish it as a U.S. territory.
Mariposa is a gateway to Yosemite National Park.
www.untraveledroad.com /USA/California/Mariposa/Mariposa.htm   (198 words)

  
 Mariposa, California hotel near Merced River - Comfort Inn 95338, CA938
This Mariposa hotel is minutes from local attractions, including Merced College, the Merced River and Mariposa Museum.
When struggling California journalist Mark Twain first published the short story, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, he could hardly have imagined that it would prove to be the inspiration for a genuine event.
It is ranked as one of the top five county fairs in the western United States and the fairgrounds in Nevada County Park where it was apparently proclaimed by the State Senate to be "California's most beautiful".
www.comfortinn.com /ires/hotel/ca938   (354 words)

  
 Mariposa County California DUI Lawyers & Drunk Driving Attorneys
However, the laws regarding DUIs in California are some of the strictest in the country.
The legal and financial price for Under the Influence arrests in the state of California depend on two primary concerns: exactly how much alcohol was found in the body, and whether there are prior convictions.
California DUI cases can be notably complicated since they require knowledge in a variety of legal processes.
www.kerrysteigerwalt.com /public/centralcaliforniadui/mariposa.html   (224 words)

  
 MCACI Other Programs
California has allocated $105 million for Arts Education to support standards aligned art and music instruction in kindergarten and grades one through eight.
This California law is unique in the United States, although it is a well-established legal right in many other countries of the world.
When the real estate, including his sculpture, was sold in foreclosure, Nielsen sued claiming that, although the office complex had declined in value, the sculpture he created had appreciated from $30,000 to $125,000 and he was entitled to a resale royalty.
arts-mariposa.org /otherp.html   (1361 words)

  
 Mariposa, California Bed and Breakfast - Mariposa B&B from Pamela Lanier
Mariposa, CA Secluded country house on 10 acres of majestic cedars & pines.
Mariposa, CA A beautifully restored country home in a quiet garden setting.
Mariposa, CA We offer relaxation, old California hospitality, & the flavor of Provence in the beautiful foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
www.lanierbb.com /mariposa-california-bed-breakfast.html   (141 words)

  
 Mariposa, California
(X) County seat for Mariposa County and largest town in the county, Mariposa was originally built close to Mariposa Creek, but when that settlement washed away during the rainy winter of 1850, the miners relocated their town uphill.
The California State Mining and Mineral Museum (at the fairgrounds, 1.8 miles south of central Mariposa on Highway 49) features an extensive collection of California gems and minerals (including a 13.8 pound nugget found in 1865 and value today at an estimated $80,000), as well as a 150-foot-long mock mine tunnel and mining implements.
Across the street from the courthouse are the offices of the Mariposa Gazette, California's oldest weekly publication.
www.sierrafoothillmagazine.com /mariposa.html   (444 words)

  
 MARIPOSA HISTORY AND GENEALOGY-GOLD RUSH CALIFORNIA HISTORY
The Mariposa Gazette says the water in the Merced river has become so hot that it has caused all the salmon fish to die.
Tons upon tons of dead fish are daily drifting down the river, which is creating a terrible stench, and the like was never known before.
The contributor has given permission to the Mariposa History and Genealogy website to store the file permanently for free access, but retain the rights to their work.
www.mariposaresearch.net /index.html   (425 words)

  
 Mariposa, California CA, profile (Mariposa County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
California > All counties > Mariposa County > Mariposa
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mariposa was $22,436, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Mariposa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $361.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=10480   (562 words)

  
 Mariposa
One of the original 27 counties in California, Mariposa County comprised one-sixth of the state-all of what is now Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare, Kings, and Kern Counties-until 1852, while mining was the main industry of region.
The town of Mariposa became the seat of government in 1852, and the courthouse there was completed in 1854.
In 1906 the State of California returned the land, considered the first state park in the country, so that it could become part of Yosemite National Park.
ohp.parks.ca.gov /?page_id=21430   (812 words)

  
 Mariposa, Hotel Directory: Hotel & Motel listings for Mariposa,, California
Please refer to hotels near Mariposa for other hotels in the area.
If you are a Mariposa hotel and your property is not in our Mariposa hotel directory, it only takes a few minutes to add a complimentary listing.
The EC Lodge Yosemite in Mariposa is located near to hiking, musuems, rafting and a host of other activities.
www.highsierra.worldweb.com /MariposaCA/WheretoStay/HotelsMotels/index.htm   (352 words)

  
 hotels.com - Comfort Inn - Mariposa - Mariposa, CA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Comfort Inn in Mariposa is located on California's famous Highway 49 corridor in the Gold Country.
Mariposa is the seat for Mariposa County, called "The Home of Yosemite" because much of the area is comprised of Yosemite National Park, a world-renowned natural attraction with spectacular granite cliffs, waterfalls and Giant Sequoia groves.
The west entrance of Yosemite is 45 minutes from the hotel, and transportation to the park is available via public bus.
www.hotels.com /property.jsp?property=10445&gds=3   (345 words)

  
 TempEmployment.CityFind.info - Temp Employment Hiring Agents in Mariposa California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mariposa, California Real Estate Guru Reveals How To Sell Your House "As Is" For A Fair Price On The Date Of Your Choice In Mariposa, California
How to refinance your home mortgage in Mariposa, California at the best rate with good, bad or ugly credit...
How to get over 400% higher returns on your idle cash or retirement funds in Mariposa, California safely secured by real estate...
tempemployment.cityfind.info /California/Mariposa/index.php3   (547 words)

  
 Mariposa California Driver Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
This home study correspondence course satisfies the California DMV driver education requirements for students to obtain a learners permit and drivers license.
California driver education online schools about California DRIVER EDUCATION also CA DMV Department of Motor Vehicles Finding information about DRIVER EDUCATION in California can be difficult Search for Calif DRIVER EDUCATION information...
Mariposa Mendocino Merced Modoc Mono Monterey Napa Nevada Orange...
www.california-dmv.us /California-Driver-Education/Mariposa.html   (393 words)

  
 Mariposa Singles, How many singles are there in Mariposa, California ? Mariposa Swingers for gays & Mariposa singles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
If you are a Mariposa single man or single woman, naSingles.com is the place for you to meet other Mariposa singles.
Whether your looking for singles events in Mariposa, swingers clubs, love, romance or Mariposa Dating regardless of your education, looks, or sexual preference, naSingles opens the door to computer matching, relationships, love, gay romantic, lovers, photos.
Choose between Mariposa potential boyfriend or girlfriend for relationships, encounters, matchmaking or just browse the mariposa personal ads.
www.nasingles.com /ca/mariposa-singles.htm   (275 words)

  
 Mariposa, California - Reviews and travel information - TripAdvisor
Mariposa: Mariposa Lodge Motel: "Nice motel west of Yosemite" A TripAdvisor Member, Brooklyn, New York, Oct 25, 2005
Mariposa: Mariposa Lodge Motel: "Thought it would be better" A TripAdvisor Member, Devon, Uk, Oct 3, 2005
Mariposa: Super 8 Mariposa / Yosemite National Park Area: "It's in a great location and the accomodation is ok" A TripAdvisor Member, London, Oct 2, 2005
www.tripadvisor.com /AllReviews-g32685-Mariposa_California.html   (652 words)

Try your search on: Qwika (all wikis)

Factbites
  About us   |   Why use us?   |   Reviews   |   Press   |   Contact us  
Copyright © 2005-2007 www.factbites.com Usage implies agreement with terms.