Von Schmidt State Boundary Monument

Von Schmidt State Boundary Monument (HMJN5)

Location: Needles, CA 92363 San Bernardino County
Buy California State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 35° 0.844', W 114° 39.718'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
This boundary monument, a cast iron column erected in 1873, marks the southern terminus of the California - Nevada State Boundary established by A. W. Von Schmidt's 1872 - 73 survey. Von Schmidt's line, the first officially recognized oblique state line between California and Nevada, erred slightly, the boundary was later corrected to the present line, ? mile to the north.
HM NumberHMJN5
Marker Number859
Year Placed1974
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Needles Chapter, San Bernardino County Museum Association, and the California, Arizona and Nevada Development Association – Can – Do
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 713333 N 3877101
Decimal Degrees35.01406667, -114.66196667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.844', W 114° 39.718'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 50.64" N, 114° 39' 43.08" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 181 Needles Hwy, Needles CA 92363, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?