Incline, California

Incline (formerly, Indian Flat) is an unincorporated community in Mariposa County, California.[1] It is located on the south bank of the Merced River and on the Yosemite Valley Railroad 4 miles (6.4 km) west-southwest of El Portal,[2] at an elevation of 1519 feet (463 m).[1]

Incline is located in California
Location in California
Incline is located in the United States
Incline (the United States)
Coordinates: 37°39′38″N 119°51′10″W / 37.66056°N 119.85278°W / 37.66056; -119.85278Coordinates: 37°39′38″N 119°51′10″W / 37.66056°N 119.85278°W / 37.66056; -119.85278
CountryUnited States
CountyMariposa County
Elevation1,519 ft (463 m)

A post office operated at Incline from 1924 to 1953.[2] The community named after the lumber incline near the original town site.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Incline, 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. 785. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 67.