Kern River Slough, California

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Kern River Slough
Former settlement
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Reference no.588

Kern River Slough is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1]

It was located on the Kern River Slough, a distributary of the Kern River, in the San Joaquin Valley. The site is 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Lamont.[1]

Kern River Slough Station[edit]

Kern River Slough Station was a stagecoach stop on the Butterfield Overland Mail 1st Division route from 1858 to 1861.[1] The Butterfield Overland Mail (1857-1861) site is now registered California Historical Landmark #588.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 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. 1059. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  2. ^ "Kern River Slough". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-07.

Coordinates: 35°15′35″N 118°58′3″W / 35.25972°N 118.96750°W / 35.25972; -118.96750