Di Giorgio, California

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Di Giorgio
Di Giorgio is located in California
Di Giorgio
Di Giorgio
Location in California
Di Giorgio is located in the United States
Di Giorgio
Di Giorgio
Di Giorgio (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°15′10″N 118°51′05″W / 35.25278°N 118.85139°W / 35.25278; -118.85139Coordinates: 35°15′10″N 118°51′05″W / 35.25278°N 118.85139°W / 35.25278; -118.85139
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyKern County
Elevation486 ft (148 m)

Di Giorgio is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 6.5 miles (10 km) south of Edison,[2] at an elevation of 486 feet (148 m).[1]

The first post office at Di Giorgio opened in 1944.[2] The name honors Joseph Di Giorgio, agricultural entrepreneur and founder of DiGiorgio Corporation.[2] Di Giorgio overlies the large Mountain View Oil Field, and gives its name to one of the field's many productive areas.

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  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Di Giorgio, 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. 1026-1027. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.