MERCED  COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
 

481 Listings

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Population: 210,554     2000 census
Area: 1,234,490 Acres
County Seat: Snelling 1855 - 1872 Merced 1872 - present
Date:1855 From Mariposa County

 

Mining Districts
Name Type
   
   
   
Historical Landmarks
Number

Name

Date
409 Snelling Courthouse 1857
548 Canal Farm Inn  
550 Los Banos
aka Los Banos Creek
not original site
1874
829 Pacheco Pass June 21, 1805
934 Temporary Detention Camps for Japanese Americans - Merced Assembly Center May, 1942

 

 

Census Totals

1850 1860 1870 1880
  1,141 2,807 5,657

 

Territorial History

1855 Created from Mariposa County
  Territory from Mariposa to Merced (1855)
Territory from Merced to Fresno (1856)
Territory from Merced to San Benito (1887)
Territory from Merced to Stanislaus 1868)
Territory from Stanislaus to Merced (1866)

 

Name after the Merced River of El Rio de Nuestra Senora de la Merced (River of Our Lady of Mercy). The river was named  in 1806.  

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