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

Mineral Park

 
 
Mineral Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, July 8, 2009
1. Mineral Park Marker
Inscription. Five miles northeast is site of Mineral Park mining town, county seat in 1873 – 1887 with courthouse and jail; stores, hotels, saloons, shops, doctor, lawyer, assay offices, and two stagecoach stations; all lined up few streets. It is now abandoned.
 
Erected 1976 by Mohave County Bicentennial Commission.
 
Location. 35° 19.366′ N, 114° 12.32′ W. Marker is near Kingman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 93 and County Road 255, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 93. Touch for map. Marker is 12.3 miles north of Interstate 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 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cerbat (approx. 3.4 miles away); Chloride (approx. 6 miles away); Metcalf Baker - Andrew Judson (approx. 6.1 miles away); a different marker also named Chloride (approx. 6.3 miles away); Arizona and Utah / Western Arizona Railway (approx. 6.3 miles away); Camp Beale Springs Arizona (approx. 10.8 miles away); Ha' Qa' Muwe: (approx. 10.8 miles away); Charles Metcalfe Park (approx. 12.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingman.
 
Also see . . .
Mineral Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, July 8, 2009
2. Mineral Park Marker
View is easterly. US 93 is in foreground. Kingman is to the right (south).
 Ghost Town - Mineral Park. "Mineral Park's post office was established December 31, 1872 and discontinued June 15, 1912. Mineral Park was layed out in 1871 and became the biggest settlement in Mohave county" (Submitted on July 12, 2009.) 
 
Categories. Natural ResourcesSettlements & Settlers
 
Mineral Park image. Click for full size.
Mohave Historical Society, circa 1880
3. Mineral Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2009, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 2,086 times since then and 226 times this year. Last updated on July 13, 2009, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2009, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California.   3. submitted on July 12, 2009. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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