Huntington Lake, California

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Coordinates: 37°13′54″N 119°14′09″W / 37.23167°N 119.23583°W / 37.23167; -119.23583

Huntington Lake
Unincorporated community
Huntington Lake is located in California
Huntington Lake
Huntington Lake
Location in California
Coordinates: 37°13′54″N 119°14′09″W / 37.23167°N 119.23583°W / 37.23167; -119.23583
Country United States
State California
County Fresno County
Elevation[1] 7,027 ft (2,142 m)

Huntington Lake (formerly, Basin)[2] is an unincorporated community in Fresno County, California.[1] It is located on the west end of Huntington Lake 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Big Creek,[2] at an elevation of 7027 feet (2142 m).[1]

The Basin post office opened in 1913, the name was changed to Huntington Lake in 1916.[2]


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Huntington Lake has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Huntington Lake, 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. 1049. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Huntington Lake, California