Gypsite, California
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Gypsite, California
Gypsite is located in California
Location in California
Gypsite is located in the United States
Gypsite (the United States)
Coordinates: 35°19?52?N 117°55?52?W / 35.33111°N 117.93111°W / 35.33111; -117.93111Coordinates: 35°19?52?N 117°55?52?W / 35.33111°N 117.93111°W / 35.33111; -117.93111
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Elevation1,959 ft (597 m)

Gypsite is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.[1]

It is located 3 miles (4.8 km) southwest of Saltdale, in the Fremont Valley of the Mojave Desert [2] at an elevation of 1,959 feet (597 m).[1] It is located near Koehn Lake south-southwest of Ridgecrest near Garlock, California.

A post office operated at Gypsite from 1911 to 1912.[2] The name recalls a nearby gypsum mine.[2]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gypsite, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1043. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.

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