|Elevation||138 ft (42 m)|
The first post office at Bard opened in 1910 and closed in 1933. The post office was re-established in 1937. Bard's ZIP Code is 92222. The name honors Thomas R. Bard, a promoter of the irrigation district.
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.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bard, California
- 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.
- Climate Summary for Bard, California
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