Guernsey, California

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Guernsey, California
Guernsey, California is located in California
Guernsey, California
Guernsey, California
Location in California
Guernsey, California is located in the United States
Guernsey, California
Guernsey, California
Guernsey, California (the United States)
Coordinates: 36°12′47″N 119°38′27″W / 36.21306°N 119.64083°W / 36.21306; -119.64083Coordinates: 36°12′47″N 119°38′27″W / 36.21306°N 119.64083°W / 36.21306; -119.64083
Country United States
State California
County Kings
Elevation68 m (223 ft)

Guernsey is an unincorporated community in Kings County, California.[1] It is located on the BNSF Railway 9 miles (14 km) north-northwest of Corcoran,[2] at an elevation of 223 feet (68 m).[1]

A post office operated at Guernsey from 1898 to 1918.[2] The name honors James Guernsey, landowner.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Guernsey, 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. 1043. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.