Piute, California

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Former settlement
Piute is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°24′00″N 118°24′03″W / 35.40000°N 118.40083°W / 35.40000; -118.40083Coordinates: 35°24′00″N 118°24′03″W / 35.40000°N 118.40083°W / 35.40000; -118.40083
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Elevation5,016 ft (1,529 m)

Piute (also, Pah-ute, Pahute, and Paiute) is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located 5.25 miles (8.4 km) north-northeast of Loraine (then called Paris),[2] at an elevation of 5016 feet (1529 m).[1]

A post office operated at Piute from 1875 to 1876 and from 1894 to 1918.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Piute, 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. p. 1089. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.