"Old Town"

"Old Town" (HM7OX)

Location: Golden Hills, CA 93561 Kern County
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N 35° 8.589', W 118° 29.686'

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The oldest settlement in Tehachapi Valley, known as 'Old Town,' was established here during the 1860s. It was long an important station on the road between Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley, the community began to decline when residents gradually removed to nearby Greenwich, later renamed Tehachapi, after completion of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1876.
HM NumberHM7OX
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number643
Year Placed1958
Placed ByThe California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Kern County Historical Society, El Tejon Parlor No.239, Native Daughters of the Golden West, and Kern County Museum, July 27, 1958
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 1:29am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 363832 N 3889940
Decimal Degrees35.14315000, -118.49476667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.589', W 118° 29.686'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 35.34" N, 118° 29' 41.16" W
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Area Code(s)661, 909
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21786-21798 Woodford-Tehachapi Rd, Golden Hills CA 93561, US
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