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Greenfield
—  Unincorporated community  —
Greenfield is located in California
Greenfield
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°16′08″N 119°00′10″W / 35.26889°N 119.00278°W / 35.26889; -119.00278Coordinates: 35°16′08″N 119°00′10″W / 35.26889°N 119.00278°W / 35.26889; -119.00278
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation [1] 351 ft (107 m)

Greenfield (formerly, Delkern)[2] is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located 7 miles (11 km) south of Bakersfield,[2] at an elevation of 351 feet (107 m).[1]

The Delkern post office was opened in 1949.[2] That name derives from Kern Delta, a designation for the surrounding area.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Greenfield, Kern County, California
  2. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1042. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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