Jolon (HM14LS)

Location: King City, CA 93930 Monterey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 58.25', W 121° 10.483'

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The town of Jolon (pronounced Hōe-Lōne) was established in the 1860s to meet the needs of miners traveling to the Los Burros Mining District on the coast. It later developed into the center of commercial and social activity in southern Monterey County.

Its gradual demise began with the completion of the Southern Pacific Railroad and the subsequent development of the King City area.

The town came under ownership of William Randolph Hearst in the 1920s. In 1940 Hearst sold the property to the U.S. Army, its current owner.
HM NumberHM14LS
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1990
Placed ByMonterey Viejo Chapter 1846, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 10:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 664577 N 3982253
Decimal Degrees35.97083333, -121.17471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 58.25', W 121° 10.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 58' 15.00" N, 121° 10' 28.98" W
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Area Code(s)831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 274-292 Lockwood-Jolon Rd, King City CA 93930, US
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