Orion, California

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Former settlement
Orion is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 36°18′37″N 119°44′26″W / 36.31028°N 119.74056°W / 36.31028; -119.74056Coordinates: 36°18′37″N 119°44′26″W / 36.31028°N 119.74056°W / 36.31028; -119.74056
Country United States
State California
County Kings County
Elevation[1] 236 ft (72 m)

Orion is a former settlement in Kings County, California.[1] It was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 5.25 miles (8.4 km) west-southwest of Hanford,[2] at an elevation of 236 feet (72 m).[1] Orion still appeared on maps as of 1926.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Orion, 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. 1084. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.