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  Mariposa County, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa County is a county located in California's Central Valley, north of Fresno and southeast of Stockton.
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.
In the county the population is spread out with 21.60% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 25.10% from 25 to 44, 29.20% from 45 to 64, and 17.20% who are 65 years of age or older.
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 Encyclopedia: Mariposa County, California
Mariposa is an unincorporated community and census-designated place that serves as the county seat of Mariposa County, California.
Thus, Mariposa County is known as the Mother of Counties.
Riverside County is a county located in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of California, stretching from Orange County to the Colorado River, which is the border with Arizona.
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 Mariposa County Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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)

 Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The county seat of Mariposa is the largest community in the county and houses the oldest courthouse in continuous use west of the Mississippi River.
The Mariposa County Unified School District consists of 13 Schools with a total student population of approximately 2,500 students.
Mariposa County High School is a sustained California Distinguished School, and has a student population of approximately 770 students.
www.mariposa.k12.ca.us   (379 words)

 Mariposa County's Place in California History
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.
Located in Mariposa town is the Mariposa Museum and History Center with its celebrated display area showing artifacts of life in Mariposa County from its beginning.
In Coulterville, is the Northern Mariposa County History Center, displaying many items from the historical past of that part of the county.
www.visitmariposa.net /history2.html   (1422 words)

 Mariposa County
As the largest of California's original 27 counties Mariposa County is known as the "Mother of Counties." Mariposa County birthed 11 other counties in whole or in part out of its original geographic area.
Other attractions include the Mariposa County Courthouse which is the oldest courthouse still in continuous use west of the Rockies and the Mariposa Gazette which is California's oldest weekly newspaper in continuous publication.
Mariposa County's position on the Southern end of Highway 49 (the historic route of California's 49er Gold Miners) is the perfect start or finish to your quest for gold.
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 Mariposa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa County is referred to as "the Mother of All Counties" because in the 1800's it was the largest County in California, going south all the way to L.A. Now, much smaller, Mariposa County is a place rich in history, majestic beauty and good old fashioned friendly people.
Mariposa county always will accommodate the traveler with rooms, although a prior reservation is strongly urged from May through October, during the shoulder seasons and winter one can come on the spur of the moment.
The County of Mono was established in 1861, carving away the portion of Mariposa County east of the Sierra Nevada summit, along with a portion of Fresno County that was on the east side of the mountains.
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 Mariposa County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa County is a county in California located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Out of the total population, 16.50% of those under the age of 18 and 9.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
List of school districts in Mariposa County, California
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 Mariposa Superior Court - Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa County was formed in September 1850, even before California became the 31st State of the Union.
Four years later the courthouse of Mariposa County was built -- a court which has operated continuously ever since, the longest active period for any court West of the Rocky Mountains.
The Mariposa County Superior Court has become aware of telephone scams by identity thieves targeting members of the public.
www.mariposacourts.org   (348 words)

 Comfort Inn Mariposa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa is a relational database research projectrun by Michael Stonebraker at UC Berkeley.
Mariposa focuses on creating wide-area distributed databases using an economic model inwhich querying servers "buy" data from data servers which "sell" it.
Mariposa uses an entirely different paradigm for distribution in which each server includes only the data it needs, butmaintains links to other servers and knows what data they contain.
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 A Brief History of Mariposa
ariposa County is known as the "Mother of California Counties." While the first Legislature was awaiting Statehood in the year of 1850, it met and created the structure of the new state.
One can assume that since the area south of Mariposa was largely considered waste land, and beyond that areas mostly occupied by "Californios" any interest at that time in an area seemingly devoid of promise and gold could be held as a large tract who's value could be determined later.
remont may have known of the existence of gold on the property, or on property in the area, as when in 1833, his troop was camping in the lower reaches of the Mariposa River, the metal was shown to him by one of his men.
www.visitmariposa.net /history.htm   (687 words)

 News articles for Mariposa County, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MARIPOSA -- Mariposa County officials gave final approval Tuesday to build the SilverTip Resort Village in Fish Camp despite a lawsuit filed last week...
MARIPOSA - A Mariposa County man walked four miles out of a remote area of the Sierra National Forest Wednesday to the nearest residence and phoned his wife...
Scott moved to Mariposa to live with his mother when he was 16, and graduated from Mariposa County High School.
www.us-news-watch.com /California/Mariposa_County.html   (1105 words)

 Economic Development Corp. of Mariposa, County, CA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With less than 16,000 residents, the county is dotted with rural farms, ranches, orchards and vineyards, and small communities and is crowned by beautiful Yosemite National Park.
Mariposa, meaning butterfly in Spanish, is nestled in the central Sierra Nevada foothills with high snow-covered peaks framing its eastern horizon.
While the county's proximity to major job and commerce markets of the central valley is important, fiber optics and the availability of high tech telecommunications features throughout much of the county's phone system has also made telecommuting and high speed data transfers possible.
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 Mariposa County Recreation
MARIPOSA: In the town of Mariposa, Campground accomodations can be had at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds.
Call the Mariposa County Visitors Bureau at (209) 966-2456 or click here for a listing of establishments.
Highway 140 through Mariposa is open all year round and is the perfect avenue for your travels.
www.visitmariposa.net /rec.htm   (948 words)

 mariposa county party poker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Buchanan of Mariposa County, was determined that her three...
Mariposa, a 5-month-old restaurant on Windsor River Road, is changing the face of the county's...
Mariposa County- Birth, Marriage and Deaths...........from the Mariposa Gazette: Mariposa...
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 Yosemite Links - Facts About Mariposa County
Only county that has a mineral and a flower named after it: Mariposite (mineral) and the Mariposa Lily (flower).
It was 30,000 square miles and is now 1,455 square miles (six complete counties and parts of five other counties were mapped out from the original land).
Mariposa County's Mount Bullion is home of the Princeton Mine.
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 Mariposa, Home of Yosemite
Mariposa, the Mother of Counties, initially encompassed one fifth of the state of California.
As the land filled with settlers, boundaries were redrawn until twelve present day counties emerged from the vast area.
Today, Mariposa County's legacy from these origins includes an incredible range of landscapes and a heritage of historic sites and towns.
www.homeofyosemite.com   (145 words)

 Digital Mariposa County Map, Maps of Mariposa County County, California.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa County Map, Maps of Mariposa County and all California County Maps.
Every county map is available, but we may not yet have your county of interest completed.
Individual County Overview™ vector graphics are priced by population, with prices ranging from $275 to $425 per county.
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 AllRefer.com - Mariposa County , California (CA) - (county) - Facts and Information
Mariposa, county (1,451 sq mi/3,758 sq km; 1990 pop.
Mariposa; 37°35'N 119°55'W. On W slope of the Sierra Nevada, at S end of Mother Lode gold country; has peaks over 10,000 ft/3,050 m in NE.
Mariposa, Hornitos, Coulterville, and ruins of old gold camps are reminders of gold rush.
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/M/M03363-mariposa.html   (226 words)

 Mariposa County gets tourists case   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The three tourists were last seen alive in February in El Portal, Mariposa County, in the restaurant of Cedar Lodge, where Stayner lived and worked as a maintenance worker.
The final decision on which county will handle the slain sightseers' case was reached Monday during a meeting in Fresno between federal, state and local authorities.
Although Mariposa County authorities have not participated in the task force since the discovery of the sightseers' bodies, they were back on the investigative team since the Armstrong homicide, the statement said.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/examiner/archive/1999/08/04/NEWS9706.dtl   (433 words)

 Mariposa County Arts Council
Established in 1981, the Arts Council is an incorporated not-for-profit organization, created to promote and support all forms of the cultural arts, for all ages, throughout Mariposa County.
As a liaison between the arts community and the Mariposa Board of Supervisors, the Arts Council works closely with local authorities in sponsoring and organizing ongoing and special art events.
The Arts Council is a recipient of federal, state, local and private funding and through its Board of Directors and salaried staff judiciously manages an annual budget to support its programs and the operating costs of the Council's retail gallery.
arts-mariposa.org   (534 words)

 mariposa county poker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa County High School Auditorium - One of America's Historic...
Mariposa County High School Auditorium 5074 Old Highway N. Mariposa, California...
Tuolumne comprise the Central Me-Wuk homeland, while the Southern Me-Wuk homeland is bordered by Mariposa county and Yosemite National Park.
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 The Political Graveyard: Mariposa County, Calif.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
For convenient presentation of this material, the site includes a page for each of the more than 3,000 counties in the U.S., as well as for various U.S. and foreign territories and countries.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
The intent is to locate places according to current county names and boundaries.
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 Mariposa County Virtual Travel in 5803 images
On the western slopes of the Sierra Nevadas, Mariposa County occupies 1,451 square miles of mountainous and hilly terrain.
The southwestern boundary follows the base of the foothills of the Sacramento Valley, leaving out the centers of population and limiting the county to a rugged and sparsely populated area.
Two highway cross the county, California route 140 comes from Merced in the Sacramento Valley, through Mariposa (the county seat), then descends into the Merced Gorge, which it then follows up to Yosemite Valley.
www.untraveledroad.com /USA/California/Mariposa.htm   (259 words)

 Mariposa Elementary School
Mariposa Elementary School is located in the county seat of rural Mariposa County in the picturesque Sierra foothills.
The facility is arranged over seven levels of a hillside and houses 390 students, K-6th grades.
There is a strong partnership of parents volunteers, teachers, classified staff, high school student assistants, senior citizen (SPICE) volunteers, and community agencies to meet the academic, emotional, physical and social needs of students.
www.mes.mariposa.k12.ca.us   (188 words)

 Mariposa County - sacbee.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa County is home of one of the world's most well known parks, Yosemite National Park.
The preserve covers the eastern portion of Mariposa County.
Visitors to the Mariposa County Fairground will discover the California Mining and Mineral Museum.
www.sacbee.com /content/travel/mariposa   (276 words)

 Mariposa County, Board of Supervisors - Agenda for September 14, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mariposa County, Board of Supervisors - Agenda for September 14, 1999
Meetings convene at 9:00 a.m., the first four Tuesdays of each month, at the Mariposa County Government Center, Board Chambers unless otherwise scheduled.
CA-2           Resolution Authorizing Use of the Mariposa County Courthouse Exterior Grounds, October 20, 1999, 7:00 p.m.
www.ourjob.net /stacks/docs/Agendas/AG091499.htm   (783 words)

Our WINTER meetings are held at the old Masonic Hall in January the second Wednesday and the October meeting after the home show.
Our Speakers are informative, interesting and help keep our members up-to-date in the building trade and county related activities.
Maintain a dialogue with the County so that they are aware of our needs and concerns and that we are informed about new regulations and code requirements.
www.mariposacontractors.com   (307 words)

 Mariposa County Courthouse Mariposa, California (Historic Buildings)
The oldest courthouse in California still in use, the Mariposa County Courthouse, was built in 1854, using white pine lumber and wooden pegs.
The Superior Court of California, County of Mariposa is a unified superior court, served by two judges, one commissioner, and 12 employees.
A team of researchers is developing a site that will present U.S. history in the context of present day travel.
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