Sugar Pine, California

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Sugar Pine
Unincorporated communitychill place
Sugar Pine is located in California
Sugar Pine
Sugar Pine
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°26′28″N 119°38′04″W / 37.44111°N 119.63444°W / 37.44111; -119.63444Coordinates: 37°26′28″N 119°38′04″W / 37.44111°N 119.63444°W / 37.44111; -119.63444
Country United States
State California
County Madera County
Elevation[1] 4,236 ft (1,291 m)

Sugar Pine is an unincorporated community in Madera County, California.[1] It is located 5 miles (8 km) north of Yosemite Forks,[2] at an elevation of 4236 feet (1291 m).[1] It is located 1 mile east of California State Route 41, between Oakhurst, California and the South Entrance of Yosemite National Park.

Sugar Pine was built by the Madera Sugar Pine Company in 1899 to 1900.[2] The company which had an extensive logging operation in the area between the 1890s and 1931. The mill pond and some service buildings are all that remain of the mill. The company housing units, over the years updated, are still in use today as residences and vacation homes.

A post office operated at Sugar Pine from 1907 to 1934.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sugar Pine, 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. 834. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.