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Description
An old mining town, Mariposa is at the southern end of the Mother Lode country, a gold-mining district that once covered the lower western edge of the Sierra Nevada from Sierra City in the north to Mariposa in the south. SR 49 now traverses this region.
Originally called Logtown, Mariposa was renamed after the Spanish word for butterfly. Gold mining has long been supplanted by tourism; nearby Yosemite Valley attracts hordes of visitors each year, especially during the summer.

Visitor Info
Yosemite Mariposa County Tourism Bureau 5065 Hwy. 140 MARIPOSA, CA 95338. Phone:(209)966-7081 or (866)425-3366
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Current Location: Mariposa, California
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Best Western Plus Yosemite Way Station Motel
4999 Hwy 140. Mariposa, CA 95338
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Quality Inn Yosemite Valley Gateway
4994 Bullion St. Mariposa, CA 95338
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Americas Best Value Inn-Mariposa Lodge
5052 Hwy 140. Mariposa, CA 95338
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Little Valley Inn
3483 Brooks Rd. Mariposa, CA 95338
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