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Welcome to Oil City ...

Oil City is located in Kern County<1>.

The location of Oil City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Oil City is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Oil City lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Oil City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Oil City - they are located in Alberta, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Oil City.

Communities near Oil City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Oil City.

  • Bakersfield [Kern County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bakersfield
    • Bakersfield [Kern County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 385,725 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bakersfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bakersfield<5>
  • Arvin [Kern County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arvin
    • Arvin [Kern County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,757 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arvin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arvin<5>
  • Shafter [Kern County]
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    • Shafter [Kern County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Oil City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,739 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shafter
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shafter<5>
  • Kayandee [Kern County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kayandee
    • Kayandee [Kern County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Oil City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kayandee
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oil Junction [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oil Junction
      • Oil Junction [Kern County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Oil City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oil Junction
    • Edison [Kern County]
    • Fuller Acres [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fuller Acres
      • Fuller Acres [Kern County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Oil City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fuller Acres
    • Greenacres [Kern County]
    • Venola [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Venola
      • Venola [Kern County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Oil City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Venola
    • Gosford [Kern County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gosford
      • Gosford [Kern County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Oil City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gosford

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oil City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oil City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oil City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Oil City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Oil City. See our Newspapers Page for Oil City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oil City ...

Looking for more information about Oil City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Oil City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oil City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of California

About Kern County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oil City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kern County: www.co.kern.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Kern, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oil City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oil City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oil City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oil CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oil City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4263, Longitude: -118.9604       In this case, the coordinates for Oil City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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