Gypsite, California facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation 1,959 ft (597 m)

Gypsite is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.

It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Saltdale, in the Fremont Valley of the Mojave Desert at an elevation of 1959 feet (597 m). It is located near Koehn Lake south-southwest of Ridgecrest near Garlock, California.

A post office operated at Gypsite from 1911 to 1912. The name recalls a nearby gypsum mine.

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