Cuddy Canyon, California

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Cuddy Canyon
Cuddy Valley
Unincorporated community
Cuddy Canyon is located in California
Cuddy Canyon
Cuddy Canyon
Location in California
Coordinates: 34°49′05″N 118°53′05″W / 34.81806°N 118.88472°W / 34.81806; -118.88472Coordinates: 34°49′05″N 118°53′05″W / 34.81806°N 118.88472°W / 34.81806; -118.88472
Country United States
State California
County Kern County, Ventura County
Elevation[1] 3,822 ft (1,165 m)

Cuddy Canyon is a canyon, and a narrow valley known as Cuddy Valley, running along the boundary line between Kern County and Ventura County, California.[1] It lies inside the Los Padres National Forest and southern San Emigdio Mountains.

The canyon includes the Tejon Pass mountain communities of Frazier Park, and Lake of the Woods.

History[edit]

The 18th - 19th century El Camino Viejo passed through the valley canyon, between the Los Angeles Basin and San Francisco Bay Area missions and settlements. Cuddy Canyon was named for John Fletcher Cuddy who settled and ranched in the canyon and in Cuddy Valley.

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