Kyan, California

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Former settlement
Kyan is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°07′31″N 119°15′45″W / 35.12528°N 119.26250°W / 35.12528; -119.26250Coordinates: 35°07′31″N 119°15′45″W / 35.12528°N 119.26250°W / 35.12528; -119.26250
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Elevation335 ft (102 m)

Kyan is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the Sunset Railroad 11.5 miles (19 km) east of Taft,[2] at an elevation of 335 feet (102 m).[1] Kyan still appeared on maps as of 1932.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kyan, 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. 1057. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.