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Hazelton
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Coordinates: 35°02′32″N 119°23′04″W / 35.04222°N 119.38444°W / 35.04222; -119.38444Coordinates: 35°02′32″N 119°23′04″W / 35.04222°N 119.38444°W / 35.04222; -119.38444
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation
771 ft (235 m)

Hazelton (formerly, Sunset or Sunset Camp) is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California. It is located on the Sunset Railroad 1.5 miles (2.4 km) southeast of Maricopa, at an elevation of 771 feet (235 m).

The place was known as Sunset until the railroad arrived when it was renamed in honor of Hazelton Blodget, son of a local oilman.

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