Pylema, California

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Pylema is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the stage line 10 miles (16 km) south-southwest of Bakersfield.[1]

A post office operated at Pylema from 1895 to 1905.[1] The name honored Mary R. Pyle, early settler and postmaster.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 997. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.