Mortmar, California

Mortmar is located in California
Location in California
Mortmar is located in the United States
Mortmar (the United States)
Coordinates: 33°31′18″N 115°56′09″W / 33.52167°N 115.93583°W / 33.52167; -115.93583Coordinates: 33°31′18″N 115°56′09″W / 33.52167°N 115.93583°W / 33.52167; -115.93583
Country United States
State California
CountyRiverside County
Elevation-60 m (-197 ft)

Mortmar is an unincorporated community in Riverside County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of -197 feet (-60 m).[1] Mortmar is located on the Yuma Subdivision of the Union Pacific Railroad, 22 miles (35.4 km) southeast of Indio.[2]

Mortmar was originally located about 4 miles to the northwest of its present site, and relocated after that site was inundated by the Salton Sea.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mortmar, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1446. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.