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Saco, California

Unincorporated community
Saco is located in California
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation[1] 453 ft (138 m)

Saco (formerly, Jewetta) is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1] It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Bakersfield,[2] at an elevation of 453 feet (138 m).[1]

The Jewetta post office operated from 1893 to 1903, with a closure during 1896 to 1898.[2] The name Jewetta honors Solomon and Philo D. Jewett, pioneers.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Saco, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1100.  

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