Smyrna, California

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Smyrna is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located 8 miles (13 km) west of Pond.[1]

A post office operated at Smyrna from 1888 to 1889.[1] The town's name is from Smyrna, Turkey, from which fig trees were imported to the place.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1090. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.