Wheeler, California

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Wheeler
Wheeler is located in California
Wheeler
Wheeler
Location in California
Wheeler is located in the United States
Wheeler
Wheeler
Wheeler (the United States)
Coordinates: 39°53′08″N 123°54′40″W / 39.88556°N 123.91111°W / 39.88556; -123.91111Coordinates: 39°53′08″N 123°54′40″W / 39.88556°N 123.91111°W / 39.88556; -123.91111
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyMendocino County
Elevation43 ft (13 m)

Wheeler was a company town in Mendocino County, California.[1] Located 8.5 miles (14 km) southwest of Piercy,[2] at an elevation of 43 feet (13 m),[1] it was built adjacent to Jackass Creek for logging operations in 1948 and survived until 1959. Sinkyone Wilderness State Park acquired the Lost Coast property after 1975. No structures remain at the location, now used as a campground.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wheeler, 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. 166. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ http://www.parks.ca.gov/pages/21299/files/sinkyone-prelim-gp-deir-6-15-06.pdf