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Joyfull (also, Joyful) is a former settlement in Kern County, California. It was located 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Bakersfield.

Joyfull was founded by Isaac Rumford in 1881 as a Utopian colony under the auspices of the Association of Brotherly Cooperation. The Joyful post office operated from 1883 to 1884, when the colony was abandoned.


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