Kern River Slough, California

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Kern River Slough
Former settlement
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Reference No. 588

Kern River Slough is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the Kern River Slough distributary of the Kern River, 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Lamont.[1]

Kern River Slough was a station on the Butterfield Overland Stage route from 1858 to 1861.[1] The site is now registered as California Historical Landmark #588.[2]


  1. ^ 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. 1059. ISBN 9781884995149. 
  2. ^ "Kern River Slough". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-07. 

Coordinates: 35°15′35″N 118°58′3″W / 35.25972°N 118.96750°W / 35.25972; -118.96750