Prospero, California

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Unincorporated community
Prospero is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°28′16″N 119°07′36″W / 35.47111°N 119.12667°W / 35.47111; -119.12667Coordinates: 35°28′16″N 119°07′36″W / 35.47111°N 119.12667°W / 35.47111; -119.12667
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 413 ft (126 m)

Prospero is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 10 miles (16 km) northwest of Bakersfield,[2] at an elevation of 413 feet (126 m).[1]


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