Obregon, California

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Coordinates: 32°51′29″N 114°47′21″W / 32.85806°N 114.78917°W / 32.85806; -114.78917

Unincorporated community
Obregon is located in California
Location in California
Obregon is located in the US
Obregon (the US)
Coordinates: 32°51′29″N 114°47′21″W / 32.85806°N 114.78917°W / 32.85806; -114.78917
Country United States
State California
County Imperial County
Elevation[1] 663 ft (202 m)

Obregon is an unincorporated community in Imperial County, California.[1] It is located 4 miles (6.4 km) northeast of Ogilby,[2] at an elevation of 663 feet (202 m).[1] Obregon was a mining town in the Cargo Muchacho Mountains located near the American Girl Mine. The town was abandoned in 1939, when the mine was closed.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Obregon, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1450. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Susan M. Hector (1994). "The Historical Archaeology of American Girl Canyon, Imperial County, California". SCA Proceedings. 7: 199–212.