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Holtville in Imperial County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Holtville

 
 
Holtville Marker - Placed by E Clampus Vitus image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 15, 2012
1. Holtville Marker - Placed by E Clampus Vitus
Inscription.
E Clampus Vitus marker dedicated 1983
Holtville
W. F. Holt established this townsite in 1903; built the first electric power plant at 3rd and Holt, the Holton Interurban RR; started the first church, the first newspaper and donated this beautiful park to the citizens of Holtville to be enjoyed in perpetuity.

Holtville was incorporated June 1908.



Native Sons of the Golden West marker dedicated 2009
City of Holtville
"Carrot capitol of the world"
Incorporated 1908
Carried by a vote of 56 to 8

 
Erected 1983 by The citizens of Holtville, I. V. Pioneers, Squibob Chapter E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 32° 48.666′ N, 115° 22.869′ W. Marker is in Holtville, California, in Imperial County. Marker is at the intersection of West 5th Street and Pine Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Holtville CA 92250, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. City of Holtville (here, next to this marker); Harold Bell Wright (approx. 2.5 miles away); Site of Rancho El Tecolote (approx. 2.5
City of Holtville - Placed by the Native Sons of the Golden West image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 15, 2012
2. City of Holtville - Placed by the Native Sons of the Golden West
miles away); Imperial Valley Swiss Club (approx. 2.7 miles away); McConnell Ranch (approx. 6 miles away); Imperial Valley Church of the Brethren Site - Dunkard Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Imperial Valley Veterans' Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); Pearl Harbor Survivors Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holtville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Holtville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 15, 2012
3. Holtville Marker
Holtville City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 15, 2012
4. Holtville City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 21, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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