Wiest, California

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Coordinates: 33°03′31″N 115°26′54″W / 33.05861°N 115.44833°W / 33.05861; -115.44833

Wiest
Unincorporated community
Wiest is located in California
Wiest
Wiest
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°03′31″N 115°26′54″W / 33.05861°N 115.44833°W / 33.05861; -115.44833
Country United States
State California
County Imperial County
Elevation[1] -135 ft (-41 m)

Wiest is an unincorporated community in Imperial County, California.[1] It is located 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Calipatria,[2] at an elevation of 135 feet (41 m) below sea level.[1]

A post office operated at Wiest from 1907 to 1910 and from 1914 to 1933.[2] The name honors Daniel W. Wiest, an early settler.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Wiest, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1482. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.