Rio Bravo, California

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Rio Bravo
Unincorporated community
Rio Bravo is located in California
Rio Bravo
Rio Bravo
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°23′53″N 119°17′27″W / 35.39806°N 119.29083°W / 35.39806; -119.29083Coordinates: 35°23′53″N 119°17′27″W / 35.39806°N 119.29083°W / 35.39806; -119.29083
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 318 ft (97 m)

Rio Bravo is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 7.25 miles (12 km) south of Shafter,[2] at an elevation of 318 feet (97 m).[1]

A post office operated at Rio Bravo from 1912 to 1919.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rio Bravo, 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. 1097. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.