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

Suburbs of Markleeville: Crystal Springs, Emigrant Trail, Fredricksburg, Hope Valley, Mesa Vista, Woodfords.

Zip codes in the city: 96120.

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Funeral Homes near Markleeville

E
Eastside Memorial Park
1600 Buckeye Rd
Minden, NV 89721
F
Fitzhenrys Carson Valley Funeral Home
1380 Us Highway 395 S
Gardnerville, NV 96133
H
Happy Homestead Cemetery
1261 Johnson Blvd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96152
M
Mc Farlane Mortuary
887 Emerald Bay Rd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 95721
W
Walton's Douglas County Mortuary
1478 4th St
Minden, NV 89721

Facts about Markleeville, California

Markleeville (formerly, Markleville) is a census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Alpine County, California. The population was 210 at the 2010 census, up from 197 at the 2000 census.

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History

During the rush to the Comstock Lode, the town of Markleeville was built upon Marklee's land. When the mines shut down, Markleeville assumed the county seat and remains the center of government services for Alpine County — the Alpine County Courthouse now occupies the site of Marklee's cabin, which is California Historical Landmark #240. The population was 197 at the 2000 census.

Markleeville traces its beginnings to the land claim of Jacob Marklee who established a toll bridge across a tributary of the Carson River in 1861 during the height of the silver mining boom at nearby Silver Mountain City. Marklee hoped to prosper from the freight and supplies headed to the mining camps, but was instead killed in a gunfight in 1863, his killer going free on a plea of self defense. He recorded his land claim of on June 23, 1862, in Douglas County, Nevada, but after the boundary survey his claim was in California.

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