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Facts about Keeler, California
Keeler is a census-designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. Keeler is located on the east shore of Owens Lake 11.5 miles (19 km) south-southeast of New York Butte, at an elevation of 3602 feet (1098 m). The population was 66 at the 2010 census, unchanged from the 2000 census.
It was revealed by Arizona Republic on July 16th, 2015 that Anna Kempka (Najera) died in Gilbert, Arizona. Ms. Kempka was 78 years old and was born in Keeler, CA. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Anna's life.
The Carson and Colorado Railroad constructed a narrow gauge railway to Keeler in 1883. A town was laid out by the company agent Julius M. In 1880 a new mill was constructed at Hawley by the Owens Lake Mining and Milling Company for processing ore from the Cerro Gordo Mines in the mountains to the east. There were small surges in the mining of silver, lead, zinc, and even limestone, however by the 1950s all mining had ceased. The population was 66 at the 2000 census.
When the 1872 Lone Pine earthquake rendered the pier in nearby Swansea, California useless by uplifting the shoreline, a new pier was constructed to the south at a community named Hawley.
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