Mariposa (formerly Logtown) is a census-designated place (CDP) in and the county seat of Mariposa County, California, United States. The population was 2,173 at the 2010 census, up from 1,373 at the 2000 census. Its name is Spanish for “butterfly”, after the flocks of Monarchs seen overwintering there by early explorers.

Mariposa is located at 37°29′06″N 119°57′59″W / 37.485°N 119.96639°W / 37.485; -119.96639, at 1,949 feet (594 m) in elevation. It lies in the rugged foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Mariposa Creek flows through the town.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 12.9 square miles (33.4 km²), all but 0.23% of it land.

Manufacturing Careers in Mariposa County

  1. Assemblers and Fabricators, All Others
  2. Demonstrators and Product Promoters
  3. First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers
  4. General and Operations Managers
  5. Laborers and Material Movers
  6. Machinists
  7. Packaging and Filling Machine Operators
  8. Welding Technicians

Construction Careers in Mariposa County

  1. Carpenters
  2. Cement Masons and Concrete Finishers
  3. Construction Laborers
  4. Construction Managers
  5. Electricians
  6. First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers
  7. Office Clerk
  8. Operating Engineers and Other Construction Equipment Operators
  9. Pipe Fitters and Steamfitters
  10. Roofers

Healthcare Careers in Mariposa County

  1. Customer Service Representatives
  2. Dental Assistants
  3. Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
  4. Medical Assistants
  5. Medical Secretaries
  6. Nursing Assistants
  7. Peer Support and Psyco-Social Rehabilitation Counselors
  8. Registered Nurses
  9. Veterinary Assistants and Laboratory Animal Caretakers

Natural Resources Careers in Mariposa County

  1. Fire Fighters (Municipal and Forest)
  2. Fish and Wildlife Aid
  3. Forestry Technicians
  4. Geographic Information Systems Technicians
  5. Heavy Equipment Operators
  6. Natural Resource Management Specialists
  7. Truck Drivers
  8. Utility Foresters
  9. Water Resource Manager
  10. Water Treatment Operators

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