Boiling Point, California

The “Boiling Point” was a section of road along Sierra Highway located in the Antelope Valley of the Mojave Desert, in northern Los Angeles County, California. It was so named because the steep grade there caused car radiators to overheat. [2] The Boiling Point Garage, owned by Tex Miller and his wife, and the Boiling Point Café were located there.

Boiling Point
Boiling Point
Location within the State of California
Coordinates: 34°31′20″N 118°15′44″W
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
964 m (3,163 ft)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
GNIS feature ID1660355[1]

The grade is located along the Sierra Highway, 12 mi (19 km), west of Palmdale.

Ritter Ranch Park, a multi-purpose recreational area, is located north of the settlement along Boiling Point Road.[3]


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