Cameron, Kern County, California

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Unincorporated community
Cameron is located in California
Cameron is located in the US
Location in California
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
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 3,802 ft (1,159 m)

Cameron is an unincorporated community in the Tehachapi Mountains, in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the railroad 9 miles (14 km) east-southeast of Tehachapi,[2] at an elevation of 3802 feet (1159 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]


  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.