Havasu Lake, California


Havasu Lake is an unincorporated community in San Bernardino County, California, United States,[1] located on Lake Havasu on the Chemehuevi Reservation in the Mojave Desert. The community serves as the seat of the tribal government of the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe and is home to the Havasu Landing Casino.

Lake Havasu with Lake Havasu City, Arizona on the east shore and Havasu Lake, California on the western shore.

The Siwavaats Junior College in Lake Havasu teaches children the Chemehuevi language.[2]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Havasu Lake, California
  2. ^ Baird, Kevin. "Learning the language: The tribe is working to have more children learn Chemehuevi as few adults speak it fluently". Havasu News-Herald. Retrieved 2015-10-03.

External linksEdit

  • Official Tribal Page
  • Chemehuevi Language Archive, 1970s Fieldwork and Analysis by Margaret L. Press

Coordinates: 34°28′59″N 114°24′36″W / 34.483°N 114.410°W / 34.483; -114.410