Coordinates: 32°45′13″N 114°41′36″W / 32.75361°N 114.69333°W
Araz (formerly, Pilot Knob) is a former settlement in Imperial County, California. It was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 8.5 miles (14 km) west-southwest of Bard. Pilot Knob Station served as a stop on the San Antonio-San Diego Mail Line and Butterfield Overland Stage line and its successors until the railroad arrived in 1877. The station was located near the bank of the Colorado River at the foot of Pilot Knob, for which it was named.
- ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1389. ISBN 9781884995149.