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McKittrick is in Kern County.


McKittrick is a tiny settlement mostly known for being the only place to eat on the 70 miles (112 km) of CA-33 between Avenal and Taft. The town sits in the middle of a massive oil field and many of the oil workers will stop here to get food.

Get in[edit]

CA-33 bisects the town. CA-58 also runs through town.

Get around[edit]


  • McKittrick Brea Pit, SW corner of intersection of State Hwy 33 and State Hwy 58. 24 hours. The Brea Pit is the site of a huge fossil find of pre-historic creatures trapped in tar (brea is Spanish for pitch or tar). The site is a California Historic Landmark and is marked by a plaque. Free.  edit




  • 33 & E, Hwy 33 and E St, +1 661 762-7404. This convenience store serves a wide array of food items that get rave reviews from those who stop in.  edit
  • McKittrick Hotel, 23273 California 33, +1 661 762-7676. Despite the name, McKittrick Hotel is an eatery. The biggest draw to this establishment is the bar that is completely covered floor to ceiling in pennies.  edit




Get out[edit]

Routes through McKittrick
Ends at N US 101.png S ← Santa Margarita ←  W noframe E  ButtonwillowBakersfield

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