|Elevation||863 ft (263 m)|
Bena (formerly, Pampa) is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California. It is located on the Union Pacific Railroad 7 miles (11 km) west-northwest of Caliente, at an elevation of 863 feet (263 m).
The Pampa post office operated from 1889 to 1890 and again during 1901.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bena, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1001. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.