South Mountain Lookout
US 885, CA 95

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 885, CA 95 (view other lookouts in United States, California)
Date Registered June 19, 2010
Nominated by Brad Eells
Location Santa Paula
Ventura County, California
Coordinates N 34° 19.867' W 119° 01.330' (view using Google Maps)
N 34° 19' 52" W 119° 01' 20"
N 34.331120° W 119.022170°
Elevation 2,334 ft (711 m)
Built 1929
Administered by Ventura County Fire Department
Cooperators Ventura County Fire Department


South Mountain Lookout near Santa Paula is the only fire tower built by the Ventura County Fire Department. Constructed in 1929, it is a 14'x14' cab on a 10' unusual brick base. No longer used for detection, it is maintained to house radio equipment.


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