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Saltdale
—  Unincorporated community  —
Saltdale is located in California
Saltdale
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°21′33″N 117°53′15″W / 35.35917°N 117.8875°W / 35.35917; -117.8875Coordinates: 35°21′33″N 117°53′15″W / 35.35917°N 117.8875°W / 35.35917; -117.8875
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation [1] 1,923 ft (586 m)

Saltdale is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located near Koehn Lake 21 miles (34 km) south-southwest of Ridgecrest,[2] at an elevation of 1923 feet (586 m).[1]

A post office operated at Saltdale from 1916 to 1950.[2] The town was founded in 1914 for salt harvesting from Koehn Lake.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographical Names Information System: Saltdale, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 1100. ISBN 9781884995149.  
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