Petro, California

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Former settlement
Petro is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°41′47″N 119°19′49″W / 35.69639°N 119.33028°W / 35.69639; -119.33028Coordinates: 35°41′47″N 119°19′49″W / 35.69639°N 119.33028°W / 35.69639; -119.33028
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Elevation292 ft (89 m)

Petro is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad 7.25 miles (12 km) north of Wasco,[2] at an elevation of 292 feet (89 m).[1] Petro still appeared on maps as of 1947.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Petro, 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. 1088. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.