Cadiz, California
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Salt evaporation ponds near CadizCadiz is a small unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert in California. It is 
located just south of the Marble Mountains near National Trails Highway in San Bernardino County. Cadiz is home to a 
former railroad stop, and is situated at 34 31' 12" North latitude and 115 30' 43" West longitude, at an elevation 
of 791 feet (241 m).

The town was named in 1883 by Lewis Kingman, a locating engineer for the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad. It is the 
third in a string of alphabetically named railroad stations in the Mojave Desert.[1]

Cadiz, Inc., a Los Angeles-based land- and water-resource-management company, owns more than 35,000 acres (140 km2) 
around Cadiz. The area overlies a large aquifer and is located approximately 30 miles (48 km) north of the Colorado 
River Aqueduct.

Cadiz is served by the BNSF Railway mainline that runs from Los Angeles to Chicago. It was previously the Atchison, 
Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line. Also at Cadiz, the Arizona & California Railroad runs over a former ATSF line to 
Phoenix via Parker, Arizona and a branch to Blythe, California.