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Below you fill find all funeral homes and cemeteries in or near El Portal.

Zip codes in the city: 95318.

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Funeral Homes near El Portal

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Mariposa Funeral Home
9th @ Bullion St
Mariposa, CA 95338
Mariposa Funeral Home
4918 9th St
Mariposa, CA 95338
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Oakhill Cemetery District
40188 Highway 41
Oakhurst, CA 93644
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Sierra Funeral Chapel
49269 Road 426
Oakhurst, CA 93644

Facts about El Portal, California

El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. It is located 11.5 miles (19 km) west-southwest of Yosemite Village, at an elevation of 1939 feet (591 m). The population was 474 at the 2010 census.El Portal lies along State Route 140 by the Merced River located on the western boundary of Yosemite National Park. It is partly under the administrative jurisdiction of Yosemite National Park. Community buildings include a post office, community center, and a small school. Town businesses include two hotels, a small general store, and a gas station.El Portal plays host to a number of outdoor activities.El Portal was the terminus of the Yosemite Valley Railroad at the entrance to the National Park. El Portal is Spanish for \"the gateway\" derived from this fact.The first post office at El Portal opened in 1907.The National Park Service and several park partner organizations have offices in El Portal.

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History



Rich in history, El Portal offers a window into California's past gold mining and logging era. It is also known that the group that abducted Patty Hearst in the 1970s, The Symbionese Liberation Army, held claim to a small house in the area. It is partly under the administrative jurisdiction of Yosemite National Park. Camping along the Merced River can provide a blissful experience close to Yosemite National Park without the crowds and noise of Park Service campgrounds. It lies along California State Route 140 Route 140 by the Merced River located on the western boundary of Yosemite National Park.

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