Petersburg, California facts for kids

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Petersburg
Former settlement
Location in California
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation 4,731 ft (1,442 m)

Petersburg (also, Petersburgh and Greenhorn) is a former settlement in Kern County, California. It was located on Greenhorn Creek 4.5 miles (7.2 km) west-northwest of Miracle Hot Springs, at an elevation of 4731 feet (1442 m). Petersburg still appeared on maps as of 1956.

A post office operated at Petersburgh from 1858 to 1863. The place was named for Peter Gardett, early merchant there.


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