Edwards (formerly, Muroc and Wherry Housing) is an unincorporated community in Kern County, California.
It is located 16 miles (26 km) east-southeast of Mojave, at an elevation of 2,356 feet (718 m).
Edwards was originally a base housing site for Edwards Air Force Base and is now a part of the base reservation.[clarification needed]
A post office was established at Edwards in 1951 (having been transferred from Muroc).