Wheeler, California

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Unincorporated community
Wheeler is located in California
Wheeler is located in the US
Location in California
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
Country United States
State California
County Mendocino County
Elevation[1] 43 ft (13 m)

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


  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