Di Giorgio, California

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Di Giorgio
Unincorporated community
Di Giorgio is located in California
Di Giorgio
Di Giorgio
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°15′10″N 118°51′05″W / 35.25278°N 118.85139°W / 35.25278; -118.85139Coordinates: 35°15′10″N 118°51′05″W / 35.25278°N 118.85139°W / 35.25278; -118.85139
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 486 ft (148 m)

Di Giorgio is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 6.5 miles (10 km) south of Edison,[2] at an elevation of 486 feet (148 m).[1]

The first post office at Di Giorgio opened in 1944.[2] The name honors Joseph Di Giorgio, agricultural entrepreneur and founder of DiGiorgio Corporation.[2] Di Giorgio overlies the large Mountain View Oil Field, and gives its name to one of the field's many productive areas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Di Giorgio, 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. 1026-1027. ISBN 9781884995149.