Chimehuevis Landing, California facts for kids

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Chimehuevis Landing, a former river settlement, on the Colorado River, across from Lake Havasu City, in San Bernardino County, California, now a ghost town, but the location is now under Lake Havasu.

History

Chimehuevis Landing was a landing for the steamboats of George Alonzo Johnson's Colorado Steam Navigation Company, on the Colorado River. It was located 240 miles up river from Yuma, Arizona, 20 miles above Aubrey City and 2 miles down and across the river from Liverpool Landing and 58 miles below Fort Mohave the next woodyard.

Today

The site of the former landing is under Lake Havasu across the river from Lake Havasu City.

Coordinates: 34°27′16″N 114°23′16″W / 34.45444°N 114.38778°W / 34.45444; -114.38778


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