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  1. Famoso

    Famoso is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California. It is located on Poso Creek 5.5 miles south-southeast of McFarland, at an elevation of 427 feet. Famoso is located at the junction of State Route 99 and the eastern terminus of State Route 46. The U.S. Geological Survey, Geographic Names Information System shows a feature ID of 242167 for the community, making its existence official. The Spottiswood post office opened in 1888, changed its name to Famoso in 1895, closed for a period in 1919, moved in 1940, and closed for good in 1946. The name Poso was bestowed by the Southern Pacific Railroad when it reached the site in the 1870s. Early in its history, the city of Famoso was also known as Pozo, California. This name conflicted with the community of Pozo along the Butterfield Overland Mail stagecoach route in San Luis Obispo County. The route of an early irrigation project, the Pozo Canal, is visible from aerial photos of this area. Poso Creek flows to the northwest, passing immediately north of town. The eastward continuation of SR 46, Famoso Woody Road, leads into the Sierra foothills, passing through the Mount Poso Oil Field on the way. The westward continuation leads to the city of Paso Robles, California in San Luis Obispo County.

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Famoso is ranked #95545 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Famoso surname appeared 191 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Famoso.

    48.1% or 92 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    45.5% or 87 total occurrences were White.
    3.6% or 7 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of famoso in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of famoso in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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    (law) the act of substituting of one creditor for another
    A liniment
    B meerschaum
    C callathump
    D subrogation

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