Glennville, California

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Glennville
Unincorporated community
Glennville is located in California
Glennville
Glennville
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°43′44″N 118°42′13″W / 35.72889°N 118.70361°W / 35.72889; -118.70361Coordinates: 35°43′44″N 118°42′13″W / 35.72889°N 118.70361°W / 35.72889; -118.70361
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 3,176 ft (968 m)

Glennville (formerly, Glenville and Linn's Valley)[2] is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 30 miles (48 km) north-northeast of Bakersfield,[2] at an elevation of 3176 feet (968 m).[1]

The Linn's Valley post office opened in 1860, changed its name to Glenville in 1872, and closed in 1874.[2] The Glennville post office opened in 1874.[2] The name honors James M. Glenn, blacksmith and early settler.[2] Glennville became the trading center for the surrounding valley after the decline of Lavers' Crossing.[2]

Geography[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate type occurs primarily on the periphery of the true deserts in low-latitude semiarid steppe regions.

Climate data for Glennivlle, CA
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 13
(56)
14
(58)
15
(59)
18
(65)
23
(74)
28
(83)
32
(90)
32
(89)
29
(84)
23
(74)
17
(63)
14
(57)
21.5
(71)
Average low °C (°F) −2
(28)
−1
(31)
0
(32)
2
(35)
4
(40)
7
(45)
11
(51)
10
(50)
7
(45)
3
(38)
0
(32)
−2
(28)
3.3
(37.9)
Precipitation mm (inches) 94
(3.7)
84
(3.3)
79
(3.1)
48
(1.9)
20
(0.8)
5
(0.2)
0
(0)
3
(0.1)
10
(0.4)
20
(0.8)
53
(2.1)
79
(3.1)
495
(19.5)
Source: Weatherbase [3]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Glennville, California
  2. ^ a b c d e f Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1040. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Glennville, CA". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on April 24, 2013.