Patch, California facts for kids

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Unincorporated community
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation 420 ft (128 m)
Weedpatch, Kern County, California. Families from Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas are rapidly settling . . . - NARA - 521671
Church in Weedpatch, California (1940)

Patch (formerly, Weedpatch) is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California. It is located on the railroad 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Bakersfield, at an elevation of 420 feet (128 m).

The place was originally called Weedpatch, but the name was shortened by the railroad.

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