Twain Harte, California

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Twain Harte is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California, United States. The population was 2,586 at the 2000 census. Its name is derived from the last names of two famous authors who lived in California, Mark Twain and Bret Harte.

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Geography

Twain Harte is located at 38°2′25″N 120°14′1″W / 38.04028°N 120.23361°W / 38.04028; -120.23361 (38.040390, -120.233671)[1].

Twain Harte's is situated in Tuolumne County along Highway 108 at an elevation of 3640 Feet (~ 1110 meters).

The USPS zip code for Twain Harte, CA is 95383

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.7 square miles (9.5 km²), of which, 3.6 square miles (9.4 km²) of it is land and 0.27% is water.

Twain Harte is both a summer and winter vacation community situated at the transition zone between the oak forest of the California foothills and the mixed pine and fir forest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Summers are warm during the day and the nights are generally mild; making Twain Harte a pleasant escape from the long, hot summers of the California Central Valley. Winters can be very cool with snow occurring several times during the season. Winter sports venues are located nearby at Leland High Sierra Snowplay near Strawberry (snow tubbing), Long Barn Lodge & Ice Skating Rink, and Dodge Ridge Ski Area near Pinecrest are all along Highway 108, plus the Badger Pass Ski Area in nearby Yosemite Park.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,586 people, 1,120 households, and 779 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 711.1 people per square mile (274.3/km²). There were 2,056 housing units at an average density of 565.4/sq mi (218.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.23% White, 0.12% African American, 1.01% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.54% Pacific Islander, 1.08% from other races, and 3.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.53% of the population.

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