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Beveridge is located in California
Location in California
Beveridge is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Country United States
State California
County Inyo County
5,587 ft (1,703 m)

Beveridge is an unincorporated community in Inyo County, California. It lies at an elevation of 5587 feet (1703 m). Beveridge began as a mining town The name honors John Beveridge.

Beveridge Canyon California gold mine Inyo County 1908
Beveridge in 1908

Beveridge gold mining camp, which existed between the 1880s and the 1910s, and had a post office from 1881 to 1882, was within Beveridge Canyon at the eastern side of the Inyo Mountains. Now considered a ‘ghost town’, the nearest settlement is Lone Pine in Owens Valley, 11 miles (18 km) southwest on Route 395. The Saline Valley is 4 miles (6 km) to the east. There are remnants of cabins, mining equipment, and rock-built structures. Access is from the west along the Beverage Canyon Trail, suitable only for hiking. The mine is listed in the U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS) as "Beveridge Canyon Mn No. 12".

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