Sageland, California

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Sageland
Unincorporated community
Sageland is located in California
Sageland
Sageland
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°28′48″N 118°12′45″W / 35.48000°N 118.21250°W / 35.48000; -118.21250Coordinates: 35°28′48″N 118°12′45″W / 35.48000°N 118.21250°W / 35.48000; -118.21250
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 4,026 ft (1,227 m)

Sageland (formerly, El Dorado Camp)[2] is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located near Kelso Creek 3.5 miles (5.6 km) west-northwest of the Pinyon Mountains,[2] at an elevation of 4026 feet (1227 m).[1]

Sageland began as El Dorado Camp in 1866; the name Sageland was applied in 1867.

Sageland was a mining community of several hundred.

The area was home to hundreds of native Americans.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sageland, 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. 1100. ISBN 9781884995149.