Harrisburg, Inyo County, California

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Harrisburg
Unincorporated community
Harrisburg is located in California
Harrisburg
Harrisburg
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°21′50″N 117°06′41″W / 36.36389°N 117.11139°W / 36.36389; -117.11139Coordinates: 36°21′50″N 117°06′41″W / 36.36389°N 117.11139°W / 36.36389; -117.11139
Country United States
State California
County Inyo County
Elevation[1] 4,987 ft (1,520 m)

Harrisburg (formerly, Harrisberry) is an unincorporated community in Inyo County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 4987 feet (1520 m).[1]

The town was originally named for Shorty Harris and Peter Aguerreberry, discoverers of gold near the site in 1905.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harrisburg, Inyo County, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1169. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.