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is an unincorporated community
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not a part of any municipality.To "incorporate" in this context means to form a municipal corporation, a city, town, or village with its own government. An unincorporated community is usually not subject to or taxed by a municipal government...
in Kern County
Spreading across the southern end of the California Central Valley, Kern County is the fifth-largest county by population in California. Its economy is heavily linked to agriculture and to petroleum extraction, and there is a strong aviation and space presence. Politically, it has generally...
California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...
It is located 16 miles (26 km) east-southeast of Mojave
Mojave is a census-designated place in Kern County, California, United States. Mojave is located east of Bakersfield, at an elevation of 2762 feet...
, at an elevation of 2356 feet (718 m).
Edwards is most notable as being the site of Edwards Air Force Base
Edwards Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located on the border of Kern County, Los Angeles County, and San Bernardino County, California, in the Antelope Valley. It is southwest of the central business district of North Edwards, California and due east of Rosamond.It is named in...
A post office was established at Edwards in 1951 (having been transferred from Muroc
Muroc is a former settlement in Kern County, California in the Mojave Desert....