Miracle Hot Springs, California
|Miracle Hot Springs|
|Elevation||2,382 ft (726 m)|
Miracle Hot Springs (formerly, Hobo Hot Springs, Clear Creek Hot Springs, Air Compressor Springs, and Compressor Hot Springs) is an unincorporated community in the Kern River Valley, in Kern County, California. It is located on the Kern River 14 miles (23 km) southeast of Glennville, at an elevation of 2,382 feet (726 m).
The Hobo Hot Springs post office opened in 1932, and changed its name to Miracle Hot Springs in 1947. The name Hobo was based on the rancher's name for the workmen who lived there, who were accused of stealing sheep and cattle.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Miracle Hot Springs, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1073. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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