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Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Kern County Courthouse

 
 
Kern County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 29, 2018
1. Kern County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. This was the site of the original county courthouse in Bakersfield (1874). In 1913 it was purchased by the city for use as a city hall and was occupied until the earthquakes of 1952. The present city hall was dedicated in 1954.
 
Erected 1979 by Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Museum, ECV PXL 1866.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 35° 22.415′ N, 119° 1.239′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Truxton Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1600 Truxton Street, Bakersfield CA 93301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alphonse Weill Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bakersfield Californian (about 400 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Kern County Hall of Records (about 400 feet away); Colonel Thomas Baker (about 400 feet away); Kern County Vietnam War Memorial (about 700 feet away); Haberfelde Building (about 700 feet away); Padre Hotel (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Current Kern County Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 29, 2018
2. Current Kern County Courthouse and Marker
The marker is mounted on the brick column to the left of the entrance doors.
Kern County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 8, 2012
3. Kern County Courthouse
The Kern County Court House built in the new county seat of Bakersfield in 1876
Kern County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 8, 2012
4. Kern County Courthouse
Kern County Court House in Bakersfield with Court House Annex and Hall of Records 1896.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 30, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 30, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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