Bend City

Name:

Bend City

County:

Inyo

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

36°49′09″N 118°07′50″W / 36.81917°N 118.13056°W / 36.81917 -118.13056

Elevation:

3,740 ft (1,140 m)

Time Zone:

Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)

Comments:

Bend City is a former settlement in Inyo County, California. It was located on the Owens River near the modern-day town of Kearsarge. Founded in the 1863, Bend City was originally a mining camp. Bend City was the site of the first county bridge spanning the Owens River.

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Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

The 1872 Lone Pine earthquake changed the course of the river away from the townsite, which had already declined. The site is now registered as California Historical Landmark #209.

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