Poleta, California

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Unincorporated community
Poleta is located in California
Poleta is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°21′41″N 118°19′34″W / 37.36139°N 118.32611°W / 37.36139; -118.32611Coordinates: 37°21′41″N 118°19′34″W / 37.36139°N 118.32611°W / 37.36139; -118.32611
Country United States
State California
County Inyo County
Elevation[1] 4,058 ft (1,237 m)

Poleta is an unincorporated community in Inyo County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Bishop,[2] at an elevation of 4058 feet (1237 m).[1]

A post office operated at Poleta from 1895 to 1923.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Poleta, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1194. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.