Highest Point in Santa Cruz County

Mount Bielawski is the highest point in Santa Cruz County with an elevation of 3,231 feet. It is located on Castle Rock Ridge, and was named in 1861 after Captain Casimir Bielawski of the Surveyor General's Office.

It has also been called Mount McPherson, after Duncan McPherson, who owned 50 acres at the top of the mountain in the 1930s and 1940s.
Source: Santa Cruz County Place Names: a Geographical Dictionary. Donald Thomas Clark. Santa Cruz Historical Society, 1986. p.221.
Date: Undated
Type: ARTICLE
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Identifier: FF-HIGHEST

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“Highest Point in Santa Cruz County.” Santa Cruz County Place Names: a Geographical Dictionary. Donald Thomas Clark. Santa Cruz Historical Society, 1986. p.221. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/4525. Accessed 13 Dec. 2018.