Willow Springs, Kern County, California facts for kids

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Willow Springs
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Elevation 2,523 ft (769 m)
California Historical Landmark
Reference #: 130

Willow Springs is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California, United States. It is located 7.5 miles (12 km) west of Rosamond, at an elevation of 2523 feet (769 m).

Willow Springs is the site of the Willow Springs International Motorsports Park.

A post office operated at Willow Springs from 1909 to 1918.

The local springs provided water for Native American settlements, and early travelers. Willow Springs was an important stop on freight and stagecoach lines. Most of the masonry buildings were built around 1900 by Ezra Hamilton. The site is now registered as California Historical Landmark #103.


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