Indian Gulch, California

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Indian Gulch
Unincorporated community
Indian Gulch is located in California
Indian Gulch
Indian Gulch
Indian Gulch is located in the US
Indian Gulch
Indian Gulch
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°26′22″N 120°11′49″W / 37.43944°N 120.19694°W / 37.43944; -120.19694Coordinates: 37°26′22″N 120°11′49″W / 37.43944°N 120.19694°W / 37.43944; -120.19694
Country United States
State California
County Mariposa County
Elevation[1] 968 ft (295 m)

Indian Gulch (formerly, Indiangulch and Santa Cruz)[2] is an unincorporated community in Mariposa County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 968 feet (295 m).[1]

A post office operated at Indian Gulch from 1855 to 1912, with a closure during part of 1901.[2] The place was originally called Santa Cruz from the nearby Santa Cruz Mountain 1.25 miles (2 km) to the north-northwest of the town.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Indian Gulch, California
  2. ^ 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. 785. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.