Oil City, California facts for kids

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Oil City
Unincorporated community
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation 449 ft (137 m)

Oil City is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California, about 5 miles (8 km) northeast of Bakersfield, adjacent to the Kern River Oil Field.

Another "Oil City" is located in Fresno County within the Coalinga Oil Field, about 9 miles (14 km) north of Coalinga, at an elevation of 449 feet (137 m).

The town was named for Oil City, Pennsylvania.


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