Kramer Hills, California

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Kramer Hills, California
Unincorporated community
Kramer Hills, California is located in California
Kramer Hills, California
Kramer Hills, California
Coordinates: 34°55′15″N 117°28′07″W / 34.92083°N 117.46861°W / 34.92083; -117.46861Coordinates: 34°55′15″N 117°28′07″W / 34.92083°N 117.46861°W / 34.92083; -117.46861
Country United States
State California
County San Bernardino
Elevation 2,739 ft (835 m)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
Area code(s) 760
GNIS feature ID 252916[1]

Kramer Hills is an unincorporated community in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Kramer Hills is 6.4 miles (10.3 km) southeast of Kramer Junction and 26 miles (42 km) west of Barstow.

The small mining camp of Kramer Hill was founded around 1885 after a nearby copper discovery, but was short-lived. Later discoveries of gold and copper revived interest, but the only substantial development was at the Herkelrath gold mine around 1926. Actual production (if any) is unknown, but many claims were staked and much prospecting done.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kramer Hills". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Kramer Hills at Mining History of the California Desert Conservation Area
  3. ^ Kramer Hills and Herkelrath at Mindat