Spellacy, California

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Spellacy
Unincorporated community
Spellacy is located in California
Spellacy
Spellacy
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°06′47″N 119°28′17″W / 35.11306°N 119.47139°W / 35.11306; -119.47139Coordinates: 35°06′47″N 119°28′17″W / 35.11306°N 119.47139°W / 35.11306; -119.47139
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 1,676 ft (511 m)

Spellacy is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 5.25 miles (8.4 km) northwest of Maricopa,[2] at an elevation of 1676 feet (511 m).[1]

No permanent residents live in Spellacy. It is a named location within one of the most active operational zones of the huge Midway-Sunset Oil Field, and takes its name from one of the most prolific producing formations of the field, the Spellacy Sands, discovered in 1900.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spellacy, 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. p. 1109. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ California Oil and Gas Fields. Sacramento: California Department of Conservation. 1998. p. 283.