Furnace is a former settlement in Inyo County, California. It was located 6.5 miles (10 km) north-northwest of Funeral Peak, in the Funeral Mountains.
Patrick Clark founded the Furnace Creek Copper Company at the place in Death Valley. Furnace was a boomtown by 1905, but deserted by 1907. The Furnace post office operated from 1907 to 1908.
- ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1165. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.