Asphalto

Name:

Asphalto

County:

Kern

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Latitude / Longitude:

35°18′17″N 119°36′03″W / 35.30472°N 119.60083°W / 35.30472 -119.60083

Elevation:

932 ft (284 m)

Time Zone:

Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)

Comments:

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

Remains:

Originally the site of the Aguaje de La Brea a watering place on El Camino Viejo. The site has fossils in the asphalt deposits here, similar to other places in the vicinity of McKittrick. A post office operated at Asphalto from 1893 to 1894, and from 1898 to 1900, when service was transferred to McKittrick.

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