Halfway House, California

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Halfway House
Unincorporated community
Halfway House is located in California
Halfway House
Halfway House
Halfway House is located in the US
Halfway House
Halfway House
Location in California
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
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 1,119 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 1119 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.