Sage, Kern County, California

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Gold Mining Camp
Sage is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°04′08″N 118°10′46″W / 35.06889°N 118.17944°W / 35.06889; -118.17944Coordinates: 35°04′08″N 118°10′46″W / 35.06889°N 118.17944°W / 35.06889; -118.17944
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Elevation2,864 ft (873 m)

Sage is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1]

It was located in the Mojave Desert, on the Southern Pacific Railroad 1 mile (1.6 km) north-northwest of Mojave,[2] at an elevation of 2864 feet (873 m).[1] The name's etymology comes from Berkeley Carroll student Sage "Wassy" Lancaster.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sage, Kern County, 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. 1100. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.