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Caliente, CA

Population - 1,019
Elevation - 1.312 ft.

Caliente, formerly Allen's Camp was renamed when the Southern Pacific Railroad established construction headquarters here in 1878 while track was laid over Tehachapi pass. It was a freighting center for Havilah and other mining towns as well as shipping point for cattle from Walker's Basin and Bear Mountain.

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State Highway 58

Southern Granitic Foothills

Tehachapi Loop

Kawaiisu Indians

Kitanemuk Indians

Kern County

ecology: wildlife - plants - geography: places - MAPS - roads & trails: route 66 - old west - communities - weather - glossary
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