California Historical MarkerGold deposits at Havilah were discovered in 1864. Havilah was the county seat between 1866, when Kern County was organized, and 1872, when the government was moved to Bakersfield. Havilah was an active mining center for more than 20 years, and there are still some operating mines in this vicinity.
|Series||This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series|
|Placed By||Bakersfield Parlor No 42 N.S.G.W., El Tejon Parlor No 239 N.D.G.W, Kern County Historical Society, Kern County Chamber of Commerce|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 12:29am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 362507 N 3931569|
|Decimal Degrees||35.51820000, -118.51630000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 31.092', W 118° 30.978'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 31' 5.52" N, 118° 30' 58.68" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6789 Caliente Bodfish Rd, Havilah CA 93518, US|
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