McFarland, California

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McFarland, Kern County, California

latitude: 35.6780104, longitude: -119.2292748
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McFarland is a city in Kern County, California at latitude 35°40′40.84″ North, longitude 119°13′45.39″ West.

McFarland, California is noted in Wikipedia as being a city of increasing population, from about 9,600 in the 2000 census to about 12,000 in a 2006 census. In December of 2010, about 20% of the population (c. 2,000 people) were evacuated temporarily due to flooding resulting from "record setting rains".[1]

TIGER information for the city dates to 2007,[2] more recent than Bing imagery dating to May-June 2006;[3] the date of Yahoo imagery is not clear. The GNIS record on which the lat/long for this record are based dates to 1981.[4]


  1. From the LA Times: Flooding subsides in McFarland; evacuation order lifted; Flooding forces evacuation of 2,000 in McFarland
  2. TIGER date based on inspection of local OSM data.
  3. Bing imagery date from inspected on 20 December 2010.
  4. Use GNIS Feature ID 1652750 as a search term at .