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For the nearby unincorporated community in Kern County see Pumpkin Center
Panama
Unincorporated community
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation 351 ft (107 m)

Panama, formerly named Rio Bravo after the Spanish name for the Kern River, Rio Bravo de San Felipe, is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California. It is located 8 miles (13 km) south-southwest of Bakersfield, at an elevation of 351 feet (107 m) in the San Joaquin Valley.

A post office operated at Panama from 1874 to 1876.


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