Wible Orchard, California

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Wible Orchard
Unincorporated community
Wible Orchard is located in California
Wible Orchard
Wible Orchard
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°19′04″N 119°01′16″W / 35.31778°N 119.02111°W / 35.31778; -119.02111Coordinates: 35°19′04″N 119°01′16″W / 35.31778°N 119.02111°W / 35.31778; -119.02111
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 377 ft (115 m)

Wible Orchard (formerly, Wible and Wible Orchards)[2] is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 4.25 miles (6.8 km) south-southwest of Bakersfield,[2] at an elevation of 377 feet (115 m).[1]

The name honors Simon William Wible, who settled in Kern County in 1874.[2]

References[edit]

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