Bard, California

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Coordinates: 32°47′21″N 114°33′22″W / 32.78917°N 114.55611°W / 32.78917; -114.55611

Bard
Unincorporated community
Bard is located in California
Bard
Bard
Location in California
Coordinates: 32°47′21″N 114°33′22″W / 32.78917°N 114.55611°W / 32.78917; -114.55611
Country United States
State California
County Imperial County
Elevation[1] 138 ft (42 m)

Bard is an unincorporated community in Imperial County, California, United States, located along County Route S24.[1] It lies at an elevation of 138 feet (42 m).[1]

The first post office at Bard opened in 1910 and closed in 1933.[2] The post office was re-established in 1937.[2] Bard's ZIP Code is 92222. The name honors Thomas R. Bard, a promoter of the irrigation district.[2]

Climate[edit]

This are has a large amount of sunshine year round due to its stable descending air and high pressure. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Bard has a mild desert climate, abbreviated "Bwh" on climate maps.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bard, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1392. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Bard, California