Vaughn, California

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For the nearby community formerly with this name, see Bodfish, California.

Vaughn is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located 5 miles (8 km) south of Isabella.[1]

A post office operated at Vaughn from 1897 to 1906, when the service was transferred to Bodfish.[1] The name honors Edward Vaughn, its first postmaster.[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. 1005. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.