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Mariposa County, California

Mariposa County California
Full nameCounty of Mariposa
Official nameCounty of Mariposa
Settlement typeCounty
CountryUnited States
RegionSierra Nevada
County seatMariposa
Total Area1462.79 sq mi (3788.6 km2)
Land Area1451.12 sq mi (3758.4 km2)
Water Area11.67 sq mi (30.2 km2)
Total Population18251 (2010)
Other information
Time zonePacific Standard Time (UTC-8)
- Summer (DST)Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)

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Mariposa County is a county in the U.S. state of California, located in the western foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains. It lies north of Fresno, east of Merced, and southeast of Stockton. As of the 2010 census, the population was 18,251 up from 17,130 at the 2000 census. The county seat is Mariposa.

The county's eastern half is the central portion of Yosemite National Park.

There are no incorporated cities in Mariposa County; however, there are three communities recognized as census-designated places for statistical purposes. It also has the distinction of having no permanent traffic lights anywhere in the county.

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