Chloride City

Name:

Chloride City

County:

Inyo

Zip Code:

 

Latitude / Longitude:

36°42′24″N 116°52′56″W / 36.70667°N 116.88222°W / 36.70667 -116.88222

Elevation:

4,770 ft (1,454 m)

Time Zone:

Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)

Comments:

Chloride City is a ghost town in Inyo County, California, USA. It is located 8.5 miles (14 km) north-northeast of Beatty Junction, at an elevation of 4,770 ft (1,450 m). The former settlement is now in Death Valley National Park.

Remains:

The town was established in 1905 when the Bullfrog, Nevada, gold discovery brought people into the area.

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Disestablished:

 

Current Status:

The ghost town contains numerous adits, dumps, and the grave of James McKay, of whom nothing is known. The town also holds the remains of three stamp mills.

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