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Kern County, California

93501, 93502

Page Contents for Mojave, California

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History & History-related items

City Attractions


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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Mojave is approximately 3,836 (2000), 4238 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,530 (1990), 1525 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mojave is 35.056 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mojave is 58.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mojave to Washington DC is 2350 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 302 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mojave is positioned 35.05 degrees north of the equator and 118.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Mojave elevation is 2,757 feet above sea level.
Mojave median income is $ 24,761 (2000).
The Mojave median home price is $ 56,500 (2000).
Mojave average annual precipitation is 6.9 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 46 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 58.9 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 82 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 63.9 degrees F.


at the junction of State Highways 14 and 58, about 15 miles from Edwards Air Force Base on the edge of Death Valley desert area. Nearby communities include Rosamond, Tehachapi, Golden Hills and Lancaster. It is located about 75 miles north of the Los Angeles City Limits and is about 58 miles east of Bakersfield.
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mild. Located in the high desert area, there is no smog and no extreme temperatures. Almost every day, there is a nice westerly breeze. Sunshine reigns about 360 days out of every year.
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History & History Related Items

When the 20-mule team borax wagons came out of Death Valley, Mojave was the place at which they arrived. Mojave was founded by the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1876. Try this history page for more historical information about Mojave.

Here is an information page for the local Randsburg Railway Company (RRC)
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The founding of Mojave



Visit the Mojave Virtual Museum
From Mule Space Dreams

Soledad Mountain mining district website about the gold discovery and mining in the area. This area is southwest of Mojave.

Edwards Air Force Base is about 15 miles east of Mojave.

Learn about all the interesting places to see in the Mojave area on this page.

Gold Rush Days
Held each year in September.
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Mojave City Government

Mojave is an unincorporated area of Kern County. The county is governed by a Board of Supervisors. Mojave is represented by Supervisorial District Two.

Kern County Supervisorial District Two
Phone: (661) 824-7120
Fax: (661) 824-8970

There is a volunteer organization known as the Mojave Town Council which assists in the governing of the area and also encourages economic development for Mojave.

Mojave Airport
1434 Flightline St.
Mojave, CA 93501
Phone: 661-824-2433
Fax: 661-824-2914 or 2620

Mojave Chamber

Mojave Chamber Of Commerce
15836 Sierra Hwy
Mojave, CA 93501-1514
Phone: 661-824-2481

Mojave Organizations

Mojave Chamber Of Commerce
15836 Sierra Hwy
Mojave, CA 93501-1514
Phone: 661-824-2481

Mojave Libraries

Mojave Public Library
16916 1/2 State Highway 14
Mojave, CA 93501-1226
Phone: 661-824-2243

Mojave Schools

Mojave Unified School District
3500 Douglas Ave
Mojave, CA 93501
Phone: 661-824-4001
Fax: 661-824-2686

Mojave Senior High School
15732 O St
Mojave, CA 93501-1751
Phone: 661-824-4088 Mojave


The population of Mojave was:
1970 - 2,725
1980 - 2,866
1990 - 3,763
1995 - 3,851
2000 - 3,836

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