Petersburg, California facts for kids
|Location in California|
|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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