Zurich, California

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Former settlement
Zurich is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°10′58″N 118°15′36″W / 37.18278°N 118.26000°W / 37.18278; -118.26000Coordinates: 37°10′58″N 118°15′36″W / 37.18278°N 118.26000°W / 37.18278; -118.26000
CountryUnited States
CountyInyo County
Elevation3,934 ft (1,199 m)

Zurich (formerly, Alvord[1] and Station[2]) is a former settlement in Inyo County, California.[1] It was a stop of the Carson and Colorado Railway.[3] It is located 2 miles (3 km) northeast of Big Pine,[2] at an elevation of 3934 feet (1199 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Zurich, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1216. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ http://carsoncolorado.com/historic-route/the-route/zurich/