Oatman in Mohave County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Gold Mining Town
Some fifty mines operated in the Oatman area. From its beginning in 1904 and through 1931, the Oatman district produced $36,000,000 in ore.
Population of Oatman at its peak was estimated to be more than 10,000.
Erected 1976 by Oatman Committee for the Bicentennial Year of the United States of America.
Location. 35° 1.546′ N, 114° 22.982′ W. Marker is in Oatman, Arizona, in Mohave County. Marker is at the intersection of Oatman-Topock Highway and Rock Hound Road, on the left when traveling north on Oatman-Topock Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oatman AZ 86433, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oatman Arizona and its Burros (here, next to this marker); Oatman Drug and Health Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Durlin Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Oatman, Arizona (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gold Road Mine (approx. 1.4 Commercial Steamship Transportation and Bullhead Community Park (approx. 13.2 miles away); Hardyville Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 13.3 miles away); Camels and Commerce (approx. 14.2 miles away in Nevada). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oatman.
Also see . . . Wikipedia Article - The Oatman Family and Events of Their Trek West. (Submitted on April 5, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,046 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 14, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.