Goler Heights, California

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Goler Heights
Goler Heights is located in California
Goler Heights
Goler Heights
Location in California
Goler Heights is located in the United States
Goler Heights
Goler Heights
Goler Heights (the United States)
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
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyKern County
Elevation2,579 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 2,579 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]

References[edit]

  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