Mather, Tuolumne County, California

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Mather, California
Mather, California is located in California
Mather, California
Mather, California
Coordinates: 37°52′56″N 119°51′21″W / 37.88222°N 119.85583°W / 37.88222; -119.85583Coordinates: 37°52′56″N 119°51′21″W / 37.88222°N 119.85583°W / 37.88222; -119.85583
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyTuolumne
Elevation
4,521 ft (1,378 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)209
GNIS feature ID263264[1]

Mather is an unincorporated community in Tuolumne County, California, United States. Mather is 33 miles (53 km) west of Tioga Pass. The community is named after Stephen Tyng Mather, who directed the National Park Service from 1917 to 1929.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mather, Tuolumne County, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 799. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.