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

Cerbat

 
 
Cerbat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, July 8, 2009
1. Cerbat Marker
Inscription. Site of Cerbat third historical Mohave County seat. Three miles from this highway in Cerbat Mountains and in canyon of the same name. It came to existence in 1860's as mining camp, and had mill, smelter, post-office, school, stores and saloons. Only mine sites remain now.
 
Erected 1976 by Mojave County Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 35° 16.859′ N, 114° 10.501′ W. Marker is near Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 93 and Golden Valley Drive, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 93. Click for map. Located 9 miles north of I-40. Marker is in this post office area: Golden Valley AZ 86413, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mineral Park (approx. 3.4 miles away); Camp Beale Springs Arizona (approx. 7.5 miles away); Ha' Qa' Muwe: (approx. 7.5 miles away); Charles Metcalfe Park (approx. 9 miles away); Lt. Edward Fitzgerald Beale (approx. 9 miles away); United States Army (approx. 9 miles away); Wagon Route (approx. 9 miles away); Kingman Veteran's Memorial (approx. 9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kingman.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Ghost Town of Cerbat
Cerbat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 13, 2010
2. Cerbat Marker
. (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Cerbat. “In the Cerbat Mountains north of Kingman, Arizona gold and silver deposits were discovered in the 1860s. In no time at all several small towns sprang up as prospectors and miners headed to the hills in search of their fortunes.” (Submitted on July 11, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 
 
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Cerbat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, July 8, 2009
3. Cerbat Marker
View is easterly toward the remains of Cerbat. US 93 is in foreground. Kingman is to the right (south).
Cerbat Marker at Golden Valley Drive northbound US 93 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, June 13, 2010
4. Cerbat Marker at Golden Valley Drive northbound US 93
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 2,022 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on , by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California.   2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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