Independence in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Inyo County Courthouse
Architect: William H. Weeks
Contractor: McCombs and Son
Board of Supervisors
George W. Naylor * Amos Hancock
Thomas Thomson, Jr. * W.V. Butler
Accepted: November 8, 1921
The Inyo County Courthouse is located on land deeded to the County of Inyo in 1868 by Thomas Edwards, the founder of Independence, California.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is November 8, 1868.
Location. 36° 48.215′ N, 118° 11.987′ W. Marker is in Independence, California, in Inyo County. Marker is at the intersection of North Edwards Street (U.S. 395) and East Center Street, on the left when traveling south on North Edwards Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Independence CA 93526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Putnam’s Stone Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwards House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Austin’s Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mining in Inyo County (approx. ¼ mile away); Engine #18 Camp Independence (approx. 2.4 miles away); Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Kearsarge Station (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Also see . . . The Superior Court of California, County of Inyo History. (Submitted on October 14, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,622 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 14, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. 5. submitted on April 27, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.