Old River, California

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Old River
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Old River is located in California
Old River
Old River
Location in California
Old River is located in the United States
Old River
Old River
Old River (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°16′02″N 119°06′32″W / 35.26722°N 119.10889°W / 35.26722; -119.10889Coordinates: 35°16′02″N 119°06′32″W / 35.26722°N 119.10889°W / 35.26722; -119.10889
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyKern County
Elevation344 ft (105 m)

Old River is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 9.5 miles (15 km) southwest of Bakersfield,[2] at an elevation of 344 feet (105 m).[1]

The settlement was founded in the 1870s and named from the old Kern River bed.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Old River, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.