Toms Place, California

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Toms Place
Unincorporated community
Toms Place is located in California
Toms Place
Toms Place
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°33′41″N 118°40′52″W / 37.56139°N 118.68111°W / 37.56139; -118.68111Coordinates: 37°33′41″N 118°40′52″W / 37.56139°N 118.68111°W / 37.56139; -118.68111
Country United States
State California
County Mono County
Elevation[1] 7,090 ft (2,161 m)

Toms Place (formerly, Hans Lof's)[2] is an unincorporated community in Mono County, California.[1] It is located on Rock Creek 10 miles (16 km) east of Mount Morrison,[2] at an elevation of 7090 feet (2161 m).[1] The ZIP Code is 93546.[3]

Hans Lof started a resort at the place called Hans Lof's in 1919.[2] Tom Yernby bought the place in 1922 and renamed it.[2] The Toms Place post office opened in 1963.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

  • James Whitmore owned several homes and made it his primary residence for many years. Members of his family still live in Toms Place as of 2013

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Toms Place, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  3. ^ USPS online look up