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Maricopa in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Maricopa's Jail

 
 
Maricopa's Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
1. Maricopa's Jail Marker
Inscription. This original iron structure served as the City of Maricopa's Jail for 50 to 60 yrs. (From the teens to the 1960's) It primary functioned as a "Drunk Tank."
 
Erected by Maricopa Womens Club.
 
Location. 35° 3.774′ N, 119° 24.119′ W. Marker is in Maricopa, California, in Kern County. Marker can be reached from California Street (California Route 33) north of Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located behind the Maricopa's Women's Club at the Maricopa Memorial Park & Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 369 California Street, Maricopa CA 93252, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lakeview Gusher No.1 (approx. 2 miles away); West Kern Oil Museum (approx. 5.5 miles away); Midway Cemetery - 25 Hill (approx. 5.8 miles away); History of Taft (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Fort, Taft (approx. 7 miles away); a different marker also named The Fort (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Maricopa's Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
2. Maricopa's Jail Marker
Maricopa's Jail image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
3. Maricopa's Jail
Maricopa's Jail image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
4. Maricopa's Jail
Maricopa's Jail Guard image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
5. Maricopa's Jail Guard
Maricopa's Jail Prisoner image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
6. Maricopa's Jail Prisoner
Wanted image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
7. Wanted
to Thank
The Locater-Jim Kelly The Buyer-Nestle Purina The Movers-Burke Const., Western Production & Western Well
Maricopa's Jail image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
8. Maricopa's Jail
Maricopa's Womens Club image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
9. Maricopa's Womens Club
The Maricopa's Jail is behind this building.
Maricopa's Memorial Park & Museum image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 6, 2012
10. Maricopa's Memorial Park & Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on April 23, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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