Pumpkin Center, Kern County, California

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This article is about the unincorporated community in Kern County. For the unincorporated community in Lassen County, see Pumpkin Center, Lassen County, California.
Pumpkin Center
Unincorporated community
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Pumpkin Center is located in California
Pumpkin Center
Pumpkin Center
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°16′01″N 119°02′00″W / 35.26694°N 119.03333°W / 35.26694; -119.03333Coordinates: 35°16′01″N 119°02′00″W / 35.26694°N 119.03333°W / 35.26694; -119.03333
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 351 ft (107 m)

Pumpkin Center is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 7.5 miles (12 km) south-southwest of Bakersfield,[2] at an elevation of 351 feet (107 m).[1]

Pumpkin Center is located at the intersection of Highways 99 and 119 (Taft Highway). On Interstate 5, there is signage at the Highway 119 exit directing travelers to Pumpkin Center.

A post office opened in Pumpkin Center in 1945.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pumpkin Center, Kern County, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1092. ISBN 9781884995149.