Juniper, California

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Unincorporated community
Juniper is located in California
Juniper is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 41°28′48″N 120°34′22″W / 41.48000°N 120.57278°W / 41.48000; -120.57278Coordinates: 41°28′48″N 120°34′22″W / 41.48000°N 120.57278°W / 41.48000; -120.57278
Country United States
State California
County Modoc County
Elevation[1] 4,354 ft (1,327 m)

Juniper is an unincorporated community in Modoc County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) west-southwest of Alturas,[2] at an elevation of 4354 feet (1327 m).[1]


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, Juniper has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[3]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Juniper, 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. 389. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  3. ^ Climate Summary for Juniper, California