Balance Rock, California

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Balance Rock, California
Balance Rock, California is located in California
Balance Rock, California
Balance Rock, California
Coordinates: 35°48′22″N 118°39′07″W / 35.80611°N 118.65194°W / 35.80611; -118.65194Coordinates: 35°48′22″N 118°39′07″W / 35.80611°N 118.65194°W / 35.80611; -118.65194
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyTulare
Elevation
4,147 ft (1,264 m)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
Area code(s)559
GNIS feature ID1660292[1]

Balance Rock is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Balance Rock is1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of Posey. The community was named after Balance Rock, a geographic feature in the area, by a Mrs. Shively in 1900. Balance Rock once had a post office, which operated from 1935 to 1950.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Balance Rock, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Quill Driver Books. p. 997. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.