Dolomite, California

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Dolomite
Unincorporated community
Dolomite is located in California
Dolomite
Dolomite
Location in California
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Country United States
State California
County Inyo County
Elevation[1] 3,674 ft (1,120 m)

Dolomite is an unincorporated community in Inyo County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 6.5 miles (10.5 km) south of New York Butte in the Owens Valley,[2] at an elevation of 3674 feet (1120 m).[1]

Originally, in 1883, a siding on the Carson and Colorado Railroad, the town developed in 1885, when the Inyo Marble Company opened a quarry at the site.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dolomite, California
  2. 2.0 2.1 Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1161. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>