Summit, Kern County, California

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Unincorporated community
Summit is located in California
Summit is located in the US
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°07′40″N 118°24′50″W / 35.12778°N 118.41389°W / 35.12778; -118.41389Coordinates: 35°07′40″N 118°24′50″W / 35.12778°N 118.41389°W / 35.12778; -118.41389
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 4,039 ft (1,231 m)

Summit (formerly, Summit Switch)[2] is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1]

It is located on the railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Tehachapi,[2] at an elevation of 4039 feet (1231 m).[1]

It is at the summit of Tehachapi Pass in the Tehachapi Mountains.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Summit, Kern County, 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. 1112. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.