Latitude / Longitude:
35°49′42″N 117°19′54″W / 35.82833°N 117.33167°W / 35.82833 -117.33167
1,749 ft (533 m)
Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
Valley Wells is a census-designated place in Inyo County, California. It lies at an elevation of 1,749 ft (533 m). Prior to 2010, for census purposes it was part of Homewood Canyon-Valley Wells CDP. The 2010 census reported that population was zero. The town is now registered as California Historical Landmark #443; in 1849, several groups of midwestern emigrants settled here to secure water from nearby Searles Lake.