Place:Shaver Lake, Fresno, California, United States

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NameShaver Lake
Alt namesShaver Lake Heightssource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS6029154
TypeCensus-designated place
Coordinates37.101°N 119.316°W
Located inFresno, California, United States
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Shaver Lake (formerly, Musick Creek and Musick Creek Heights)[1] is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fresno County, California, United States. The population was 634 at the 2010 census, down from 705 at the 2000 census. Shaver Lake is on the southwest end of the lake of the same name, east of New Auberry, at an elevation of 5627 feet (1715 m).[1] The name honors C.B. Shaver, founder of the Fresno Flume and Irrigation Company that built the dam, creating the lake. The lake served as a mill pond for the Shaver Sawmill and the source for a flume that ran to 42 miles to Clovis, CA. The original town of Shaver was buried under the lake when the Thomas A. Edison Company purchased and enlarged the lake in 1919. l

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