Vaccaro, California

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Former settlement
Vaccaro is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°11′40″N 118°48′55″W / 35.19444°N 118.81528°W / 35.19444; -118.81528Coordinates: 35°11′40″N 118°48′55″W / 35.19444°N 118.81528°W / 35.19444; -118.81528
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Elevation423 ft (129 m)

Vaccaro is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the railroad 1.25 miles (2.0 km) south-southeast of Arvin,[2] at an elevation of 423 feet (129 m).[1] Vaccaro still appeared on maps as of 1933.[1]

Vaccaro is within the boundaries of the Mountain View Oil Field, and gives its name to the southeasternmost of the oil field's discontiguous areas. The area was discovered in 1937, and remains productive.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vaccaro, 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. 1122. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
  3. ^ California Department of Conservation, Division of Oil, Gas, and Geothermal Resources (DOGGR). California Oil and Gas Fields, Volumes I, II and III. Vol. I (1998), Vol. II (1992), Vol. III (1982). PDF file available on CD from pp. 302, 312.