Cawelo, California

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Cawelo
Unincorporated community
Cawelo is located in California
Cawelo
Cawelo
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°29′58″N 119°09′56″W / 35.49944°N 119.16556°W / 35.49944; -119.16556Coordinates: 35°29′58″N 119°09′56″W / 35.49944°N 119.16556°W / 35.49944; -119.16556
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation [1] 427 ft (130 m)

Cawelo is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 13 miles (21 km) northwest of Bakersfield,[2] at an elevation of 427 feet (130 m).[1] Cawelo's ZIP Code is 93263.

The name recalls the initial letters of the partners in the agriculture interest that founded the place: Camp, West, and Lowe.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cawelo, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1014. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.