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Encyclopedia > Mono County, California

Mono County is a county located in the east central portion of the U.S. state of California, to east of the Sierra Nevada between Yosemite National Park and Nevada. As of 2000 the population was 12,853. The county seat is Bridgeport. Overview map of California with county highlighted File links The following pages link to this file: Mono County, California Categories: California county locator maps | GFDL images ... Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 3rd 410,000 km² 402. ... The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range that is almost entirely in eastern California. ... Yosemite redirects here. ... Official language(s) None Capital Carson City Largest city Las Vegas Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 7th 286,367 km² 519 km 788 km 0. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Bridgeport, California is the county seat of Mono County, California. ...


The only incorporated city in the county is Mammoth Lakes, which is located at the foot of Mammoth Mountain. Other locations, such as June Lake, are also famous as skiing and fishing resorts. Located in the middle of the county is Mono Lake, a vital habitat for millions of migratory and nesting birds. The lake is located in a wild natural setting, with pinnacles of tufa arising out of the salty and alkaline lake. Mammoth Lakes is a town located in Mono County, California. ... Mammoth Mountain is a volcano that lies to the west of the town of Mammoth Lakes, California in the Inyo National Forest. ... June Lake is a beautiful alpine lake in Mono County, California. ... Mono Lake, showing nearby Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park Mono Lake is an alkaline and hypersaline lake in California, United States that is a critical nesting habitat for several bird species and is one of the most productive ecosystems in North America. ... Tufa is the name for an unusual geological formation. ...


Also located in Mono County is Bodie, the official state gold rush ghost town. Bodie, California from cemetery Bodie, California is a ghost town on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range in Mono County, California, about 50 miles southeast of Lake Tahoe. ... The California Gold Rush was a period in American history marked by great world-wide interest concerning a gold discovery in Northern California. ... A street corner in the ghost town of Bodie, California. ...


Deep Springs College, a very small yet prestigious two-year college, is located in Deep Springs Valley. Deep Springs is a private, all-male, alternative college located in Deep Springs, California, in the United States. ...

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History

Mono County was formed in 1861 from parts of Calaveras County, Fresno County and Mariposa County. Parts of the county's territory were given to Inyo County in 1866. 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Calaveras County is a county located in Californias Gold Country. ... Location in the state of California Formed 1856 Seat Fresno Area  - Total  - Water 15,585 km² (6,017 mi²) 142 km² (55 mi²) 0. ... Mariposa County is a county in California located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. ... Inyo County is a county located in east-central California, on the east side of the Sierra Nevada south of Yosemite National Park. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ...


The county is named after Mono Lake which, in 1852, was named for a Native American Paiute tribe that inhabited the Sierra Nevada from north of Mono Lake to Owens Lake. The tribe's western neighbors, the Yokuts, called them monachie meaning "fly people" because the pupae of a fly was their chief food staple and trading article. Mono Lake, showing nearby Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park Mono Lake is an alkaline and hypersaline lake in California, United States that is a critical nesting habitat for several bird species and is one of the most productive ecosystems in North America. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... An Atsina named Assiniboin Boy Native Americans in the United States (also known as Indians, American Indians, First Americans, Indigenous Peoples, Aboriginal Peoples, Aboriginal Americans, Amerindians, Amerinds, or Original Americans) are the indigenous peoples within the territory that is now encompassed by the continental United States and their descendants in... Paiute (sometimes written as Piute) refers to two related groups — Northern Paiute and Southern Paiute — of Native Americans speaking languages belonging to the Numic branch of the Uto-Aztecan family of Native American languages. ... The Sierra Nevada is a mountain range that is almost entirely in eastern California. ... The Yokuts were an ethnic group of Native Americans that lived in California. ... The Mediterranean fruit fly, or medfly, Ceratitis capitata Dance fly male Empis tesselata The flesh-fly, Sarcophaga carnaria As defined by entomologists, a fly (plural flies) is any species of insect of the order Diptera. ... Chrysalis of Gulf Fritillary in Georgetown, South Carolina Pupation of Inachis io A pupa (plural: pupae or pupas) is the life stage of some insects undergoing transformation. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 8,111 km² (3,132 mi²). 7,885 km² (3,044 mi²) of it is land and 226 km² (87 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 2.79% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 12,853 people, 5,137 households, and 3,143 families residing in the county. The population density is 2/km² (4/mi²). There are 11,757 housing units at an average density of 1/km² (4/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 84.17% White, 0.47% Black or African American, 2.40% Native American, 1.11% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 9.51% from other races, and 2.25% from two or more races. 17.69% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 5,137 households out of which 28.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.60% are married couples living together, 6.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.80% are non-families. 26.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.43 and the average family size is 2.98. The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 33.40% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 7.60% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 121.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 126.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $44,992, and the median income for a family is $50,487. Males have a median income of $32,600 versus $26,227 for females. The per capita income for the county is $23,422. 11.50% of the population and 6.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 12.20% of those under the age of 18 and 1.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population living in poverty The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Bridgeport, California is the county seat of Mono County, California. ... Lee Vining lies at the base of the Sierra Nevada, on the shore of Mono Lake Lee Vining, California is an unincorporated town in Mono County, California, USA. It is located on the southwest short of Mono Lake, at 37°5724 N, 119°713 W (37. ... Mammoth Lakes is a town located in Mono County, California. ...

See also

List of school districts in Mono County, California Eastern Sierra Unified School District Mammoth Unified School District External links Mono County Office of Education Mono County Office of Education - School District Categories: | ...

External link

  • Photographic virtual tour of Mono County.
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Mono County, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (587 words)
Mono County is a county located in the east central portion of the U.S. state of California, to east of the Sierra Nevada between Yosemite National Park and Nevada.
Mono County was formed in 1861 from parts of Calaveras County, Fresno County and Mariposa County.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.00% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 33.40% from 25 to 44, 25.60% from 45 to 64, and 7.60% who are 65 years of age or older.
Mono County, California (443 words)
Mono County is a county located in east central California, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains between Yosemite National Park and Nevada.
The only incorporated city in the county is Mammoth Lakes, which is located at the foot of Mammoth Mountain ski resort.
Also located in Mono County is Bodie[?], the official state ghost town.
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