Chanz, California

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Chanz is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the stage coach line 37 miles (60 km) north of Mojave.[1]

A post office operated at Chanz from 1906 to 1909.[1] The name honors George A. Chanz, its first postmaster.[1]


  1. ^ 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. 1074. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.