Toms Place, California

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Toms Place
Toms Place is located in California
Toms Place
Toms Place
Location in California
Toms Place is located in the United States
Toms Place
Toms Place
Toms Place (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°33′41″N 118°40′52″W / 37.56139°N 118.68111°W / 37.56139; -118.68111Coordinates: 37°33′41″N 118°40′52″W / 37.56139°N 118.68111°W / 37.56139; -118.68111
CountryUnited States
CountyMono County
Elevation7,090 ft (2,161 m)

Toms Place (formerly, Hans Lof's)[2] is an unincorporated community in Mono County, California.[1] It is located on Rock Creek 10 miles (16 km) east of Mount Morrison,[2] at an elevation of 7090 feet (2161 m).[1] The ZIP Code is 93546.[3]

Hans Lof started a resort at the place called Hans Lof's in 1919.[2] Tom Yernby bought the place in 1922 and renamed it.[2] The Toms Place post office opened in 1963.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

  • James Whitmore owned several homes and made it his primary residence for many years. Members of his family still live in Toms Place as of 2013

See also[edit]

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  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Toms Place, California
  2. ^ a b c d e Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ USPS online look up

External links[edit]

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