White Horse, California

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White Horse
White Horse is located in California
White Horse
White Horse
Location in California
White Horse is located in the United States
White Horse
White Horse
White Horse (the United States)
Coordinates: 41°18′40″N 121°23′54″W / 41.31111°N 121.39833°W / 41.31111; -121.39833Coordinates: 41°18′40″N 121°23′54″W / 41.31111°N 121.39833°W / 41.31111; -121.39833
CountryUnited States
CountyModoc County
Elevation4,423 ft (1,348 m)

White Horse (also, Whitehorse and Kinyon)[2] is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California.[1] It is located on the former Great Northern Railway Hambone Line, off the Bieber Line, that connected with the McCloud River Railroad. 25 miles (40 km) west-northwest of Adin,[2] 0.7 miles (1.1 km) east of Whitehorse Flat Reservoir and 47 miles (76 km) west-southwest of Alturas, at an elevation of 4423 feet (1348 m).[1]

The White Horse post office opened in 1930, changed its name to Kinyon in 1952, and closed in 1964.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: White Horse, 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. 429. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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