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Near Dolan Springs in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

White Hills

Ghost Town of

 
 
White Hills Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard Wisehart, July 8, 2009
1. White Hills Marker
Inscription. Eight miles northeast along this road are the ruins of White Hills, once a mining boom town. A six-year wonder, from 1892 to 1898 the mine produced twelve million dollars in gold and silver. The mineral discovery was one of the few credited to an Indian A Hualpai named Jeff. White Hills had twelve saloons and two cemeteries. Water was nearly as expensive as whiskey.
 
Erected 1961 by Arizona Development Board.
 
Location. 35° 42.02′ N, 114° 28.464′ W. Marker is near Dolan Springs, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 93 and White Hills Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 93. Click for map. Marker is 42.3 miles north of Interstate 40 and 27.3 miles south of Hoover Dam. Marker is in this post office area: Dolan Springs AZ 86441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named White Hills (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
Also see . . .  Ghost Town - White Hills. White Hill's post office was established October 20, 1892 and discontinued August 15, 1914. White Hills went from nothing to a town of 200 people in two weeks as silver was found. (Submitted on July 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Ghost Town of White Hills Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Trinket Troy, July 17, 2014
2. Ghost Town of White Hills Marker
White Hills Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard Wisehart, July 8, 2009
3. White Hills Marker
View is easterly. US 93 is in foreground and White Hills Road is receding into background. Hoover Dam is to the left (north) and Interstate 40 is to the right (south).
White Hills Road Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2010
4. White Hills Road
View East on White Hills Road (Co. hwy 145)
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 2,019 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California.   2. submitted on January 15, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California.   4. submitted on June 13, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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