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 2356 feet (718 m).
Edwards is most notable as being the site of Edwards Air Force Base.
A post office was established at Edwards in 1951 (having been transferred from Muroc).
According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Edwards has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.