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Ben Hur
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Mariposa County
Elevation 1,752 ft (534 m)

Ben Hur is an unincorporated community in Mariposa County, California. It is located 9 miles (14 km) south of Mariposa, at an elevation of 1752 feet (534 m).

A post office operated at Ben Hur from 1890 to 1902, and after moving from 1904 to 1951. The name comes from the hero of the novel Ben-Hur.

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