Bealville, California

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Bealville
Unincorporated community
Historic marker at Bealville
Historic marker at Bealville
Bealville is located in California
Bealville
Bealville
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°16′20″N 118°37′34″W / 35.27222°N 118.62611°W / 35.27222; -118.62611Coordinates: 35°16′20″N 118°37′34″W / 35.27222°N 118.62611°W / 35.27222; -118.62611
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 1,811 ft (552 m)
Reference No. 741

Bealville is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 1.25 miles (2 km) south of Caliente,[2] at an elevation of 1811 feet (552 m).[1]

A post office operated at Bealville from 1879 to 1881.[2] The name honors Edward Fitzgerald Beale, landowner.[2] The town is now registered as California Historical Landmark #741.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bealville, California
  2. ^ 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. 999. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  3. ^ "Bealville". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-07.