Leliter, California


Former settlement
Leliter is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 35°42′38″N 117°49′49″W / 35.71056°N 117.83028°W / 35.71056; -117.83028Coordinates: 35°42′38″N 117°49′49″W / 35.71056°N 117.83028°W / 35.71056; -117.83028
CountryUnited States
CountyKern County
Elevation2,303 ft (702 m)

Leliter (also, Muerto)[2] is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 4.5 miles (7.2 km) north-northwest of Inyokern,[2] at an elevation of 2303 feet (702 m).[1] Leliter still appeared on maps as of 1943.[1]

A post office operated at Leliter from 1910 to 1927.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Leliter, 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. 1060. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.