Goler Heights, California

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Goler Heights
Unincorporated community
Goler Heights is located in California
Goler Heights
Goler Heights
Goler Heights is located in the US
Goler Heights
Goler Heights
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°25′37″N 117°44′45″W / 35.42694°N 117.74583°W / 35.42694; -117.74583Coordinates: 35°25′37″N 117°44′45″W / 35.42694°N 117.74583°W / 35.42694; -117.74583
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 2,579 ft (786 m)

Goler Heights, also known simply as Goler, is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 6.5 miles (10 km) northwest of Randsburg,[2] at an elevation of 2579 feet (786 m).[1] The town is named after John Goller (or Goler), a German immigrant who discovered a placer gold deposit that was later mined and named in his honor.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Goler Heights, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1041. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ David W. Kean, Wide Places in the California Roads: The encyclopedia of California's small towns and the roads that lead to them (Volume 1 of 4: Southern California Counties), p. 74