Halfway House, California

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Halfway House
Halfway House is located in California
Halfway House
Halfway House
Location in California
Halfway House is located in the United States
Halfway House
Halfway House
Halfway House (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°35′23″N 118°57′37″W / 35.58972°N 118.96028°W / 35.58972; -118.96028Coordinates: 35°35′23″N 118°57′37″W / 35.58972°N 118.96028°W / 35.58972; -118.96028
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Elevation1,119 ft (341 m)

Halfway House is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 2 miles (3.2 km) north-northwest of Knob Hill,[2] at an elevation of 1,119 feet (341 m).[1]

Halfway House has been noted for its unusual place name.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Halfway House, 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. 1044. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Thompson, George E. (1 July 2009). You Live Where?: Interesting and Unusual Facts about where We Live. iUniverse. p. 11. ISBN 978-1-4401-3421-0.