Afton, San Bernardino County, California

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Former community
Afton is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°02′11″N 116°22′47″W / 35.03639°N 116.37972°W / 35.03639; -116.37972Coordinates: 35°02′11″N 116°22′47″W / 35.03639°N 116.37972°W / 35.03639; -116.37972[1]
CountryUnited States
CountySan Bernardino
Elevation1,407 ft (429 m)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific Time Zone)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Area codes442/760
FIPS code06-00360
GNIS feature ID252842

Afton is a former community in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Afton is located along a railroad near the Mojave River, 23.5 miles (37.8 km) southwest of Baker. It was a station on the San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad, established in 1904, home to a number of railroad employees.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Afton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 11, 2015.
  2. ^ Richardson, John. "Afton: a desert station along the Mojave River on the Salt Lake Route, or, Who is buried in the cemetery?". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)