Lee, California

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Lee (also, Lees Camp) is a former settlement in Inyo County, California.[1]

It was located near the Nevada state line, 15 miles (24 km) east of Beatty Junction.[1]

A post office operated at Lee from 1907 to 1912. First postmaster was John H. Lawrence[1] The name honors Richard and Gus Lee, who discovered gold at the site.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1177. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.