Annette, California

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Unincorporated community
Annette is located in California
Annette is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°39′03″N 120°10′45″W / 35.65083°N 120.17917°W / 35.65083; -120.17917Coordinates: 35°39′03″N 120°10′45″W / 35.65083°N 120.17917°W / 35.65083; -120.17917
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 2,198 ft (670 m)

Annette (formerly, Palo Prieto)[2] is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 6.5 miles (10 km) south-southwest of Orchard Peak,[2] at an elevation of 2198 feet (670 m).[1]

A post office operated at Annette from 1889 to 1930, moving in 1894.[2] The name honors Annette L. Jenness, its first postmaster.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Annette, California
  2. ^ 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. 993. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.