Horton, California

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Horton is a former settlement in Inyo County, California.[1]

It was located at the junction of the Death Valley and Tonopah and Tidewater Railroads 3.2 miles (5.1 km) east-southeast Death Valley Junction.[1]

The name honors Ben Horton, railroad company official.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1159. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.