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Furnace, California

Furnace
Unincorporated community
Furnace
Furnace
Location in California

Coordinates: 36°11′25″N 116°39′50″W / 36.19028°N 116.66389°W / 36.19028; -116.66389Coordinates: 36°11′25″N 116°39′50″W / 36.19028°N 116.66389°W / 36.19028; -116.66389

Country United States
State California
County Inyo County

Furnace is a former settlement in Inyo County, California.[1] It was located 6.5 miles (10 km) north-northwest of Funeral Peak, in the Funeral Mountains.[1]

Patrick Clark founded the Furnace Creek Copper Company at the place in Death Valley.[1] Furnace was a boomtown by 1905, but deserted by 1907.[1] The Furnace post office operated from 1907 to 1908.[1]

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