US 466 – Tehachapi

US 466

Central Tehachapi
1948 culvert on Tehachapi Blvd just east of town.
Former Douglas gasoline station on the east end of Tehachapi

Tehachapi was founded in 1876 when the Southern Pacific Railroad was built through here. The town serves as a commercial center for the ranches in the area and, to a small degree, as a commuter suburb for the Bakersfield area. Tehachapi was bypassed in 1970 by the current alignment of the State 58 Freeway.

Go West on US 466 to Bakersfield

Go East on US 466 to Mojave

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