Johnsondale, California

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Johnsondale, California
Store and cabins, Johnsondale 2016-04-06.jpg
Johnsondale, California is located in California
Johnsondale, California
Johnsondale, California
Coordinates: 35°58′29″N 118°32′27″W / 35.97472°N 118.54083°W / 35.97472; -118.54083Coordinates: 35°58′29″N 118°32′27″W / 35.97472°N 118.54083°W / 35.97472; -118.54083
CountryUnited States
4,711 ft (1,436 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)559
GNIS feature ID1660818[1]

Johnsondale is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Johnsondale is 20 miles (32 km) northeast of California Hot Springs. A post office opened in Johnsondale in 1939. The Post Office was closed on September 19, 1980. The community is named after Walter Johnson of the Mount Whitney Lumber Company.[2]


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Johnsondale has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Johnsondale, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1052. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Johnsondale, California