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For the mountains with the same name in Nevada see Newberry Mountains (Nevada).
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Newberry Mountains
Newberry Mountains (California) is located in California
Newberry Mountains (California)
Location in California
Highest point
Elevation 1,217 m (3,993 ft)
Country United States
State California
District San Bernardino County
Range coordinates 34°46′29.963″N 116°43′33.114″W / 34.77498972°N 116.72586500°W / 34.77498972; -116.72586500
Topo map USGS Newberry Springs

The Newberry Mountains of California are located southeast of Barstow in the Mojave Desert, in San Bernardino County, California. The Rodman Mountains lie to the southeast of the range, while the Ord Mountains lie to the southwest.

Historic U.S. Route 66 and contemporary Interstate 40, along with Newberry Springs, California are just to the north.

Newberry Mountains Wilderness Area

The range is home to the Newberry Mountains Wilderness which consists of 26,102 acres. Establishd in 1994, the wilderness area is managed by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Elevations in the area range from 2,200 feet (670 m) to 5,100 feet (1554 m). The Azucar Mine is in the mountains also.

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