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Asphalto
—  Former settlement  —
Asphalto is located in California
Asphalto
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°18′17″N 119°36′03″W / 35.30472°N 119.60083°W / 35.30472; -119.60083Coordinates: 35°18′17″N 119°36′03″W / 35.30472°N 119.60083°W / 35.30472; -119.60083
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation [1] 932 ft (284 m)

Asphalto is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the railroad 3 miles (4.8 km) northeast of McKittrick,[2] at an elevation of 932 feet (284 m).[1] Asphalto still appeared on maps as of 1932.[1]

A post office operated at Asphalto from 1893 to 1894, and from 1898 to 1900, when service was transferred to McKittrick.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Asphalto, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1070. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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