Edwards, California facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation 2,356 ft (718 m)

Edwards (formerly, Muroc and Wherry Housing) is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.

It is located 16 miles (26 km) east-southeast of Mojave, at an elevation of 2356 feet (718 m).

Edwards was originally a base housing site for Edwards Air Force Base and is now a part of the base reservation.

A post office was established at Edwards in 1951 (having been transferred from Muroc).


According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Edwards has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.

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