Sunset, California

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For the nearby community formerly with this name, see Hazelton, California.

Sunset (also, Old Sunset)[1] is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the Sunset Railroad 2.5 miles (4 km) east of Hazelton.[1]

The name Sunset was bestowed by Judge Lovejoy because of the beautiful sunsets there.[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. 1045. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 

Coordinates: 39°15′02″N 121°39′07″W / 39.25056°N 121.65194°W / 39.25056; -121.65194