Cameron, Kern County, California

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Cameron
Cameron is located in California
Cameron
Cameron
Location in California
Cameron is located in the United States
Cameron
Cameron
Cameron (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°05′48″N 118°17′51″W / 35.09667°N 118.29750°W / 35.09667; -118.29750Coordinates: 35°05′48″N 118°17′51″W / 35.09667°N 118.29750°W / 35.09667; -118.29750
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyKern County
Elevation3,802 ft (1,159 m)

Cameron is an unincorporated community in the Tehachapi Mountains, in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the Union Pacific Railroad 9 miles (14 km) east-southeast of Tehachapi,[2] at an elevation of 3,802 feet (1,159 m).[1]

A post office operated at Cameron from 1899 to 1922 and for a time in 1923.[2] The name honors George W. Cameron, early settler.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cameron, Kern County, 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. 1011. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.