Annette, California

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Annette
Annette is located in California
Annette
Annette
Location in California
Annette is located in the United States
Annette
Annette
Annette (the United States)
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
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyKern County
Elevation2,198 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 2,198 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]

References[edit]

  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.