News Flash

Posted on: October 3, 2018

History

Old stereooptican image of town of Mariposa in the 1800s as seen from nearby hill with men in the fo

When California was formed  in 1850, Mariposa County was one of the original 27 counties and covered one-fifth of the state. The County was reapportioned to create all of parts of 11 other counties giving rise to the nickname the “Mother of Count...

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County Highlights
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Living Here

Photograph of rock climber hanging on the side of a mountain

With no incorporated cities (or stop lights), people either live in rural areas or in one of our many charming communities. They also enjoy varied outdoor recreational opportunities as the terrain ranges from grassy rolling hills to alpine-like mountains....

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County Highlights
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Present Day

Photograph of booths along the road in Coulterville next to the historic Jeffery Hotel

Today, our county is known for friendly citizens who greet or play host to the large number of visitors who come from around the world. We are also known for our festivals and fun spirit which are enjoyed by visitors and locals, alike.

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County Highlights

News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2019

Traffic delays on Triangle Road beginning August 21, 2019

To facilitate the mitigation of Tree mortality within Mariposa County, Triangle Road with be subject to 15 minute traffic Delays starting on August 21, 2019.

The delays will between 8:30 am and 3:00 pm Monday thru Friday for approximately 2 weeks.

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Public Works