Guernsey, California

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Guernsey
Guernsey is located in California
Guernsey
Guernsey
Location in California
Guernsey is located in the US
Guernsey
Guernsey
Guernsey (the US)
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
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyKings County
Elevation223 ft (68 m)

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.