Cities and Communities of Kern County
 

Much of Kern County consists of small to tiny populated areas, some of which have been absorbed into Bakersfield proper, others of which exist only in memories and old newspapers.
  • Alta Sierra (Kern Valley)
  • Arvin
  • Bakersfield
  • Bear Valley Springs
  • Bodfish (Kern Valley)
  • Buttonwillow
  • Cache Creek
  • Caliente (railroad stop between Tehachapi & Bakersfield)
  • California City
  • Canebrake (Kern Valley)
  • Canfield (Bakersfield)
  • Cantil
  • Cawelo
  • Claraville
  • Cummings Valley
  • Delano
  • Di Giorgio
  • Edison
  • Edwards (Air Force Base)
  • Fairmont
  • Fairview (Kern Valley)
  • Famoso
  • Fellows
  • Ford City (now part of Taft)
  • Fort Tejon (historical monument between Bakersfield & Los Angeles; Lebec post office)
  • Frazier Park
  • Fruitvale
  • Garlock
  • Glennville
  • Gorman
  • Grapevine
  • Greenacres
  • Greenfield
  • Greenhorn (Kern Valley)
  • Hart Flat
  • Havilah (mining town in Kern Valley)
  • Inyokern
  • Johannesburg
  • Johnsondale (Kern Valley)
  • Keene
  • Kerman
  • Kern City (now part of Bakersfield)
  • Kern Valley
  • Kernville
  • Kern Island (now part of Bakersfield)
  • Keysville (Kern Valley)
  • Lake Isabella
  • Lake of the Woods
  • Lakeview (thrived in the '50s on Copus Rd, now just a wide place on the road)
  • Lamont
  • Lebec
  • Linn's Valley
  • Long Tom (once site of mining activity, now ranches)
  • Loraine
  • Maricopa
  • McFarland
  • McKittrick
  • Mettler
  • Miracle Hot Springs
  • Mojave
  • Monolith
  • Mountain Mesa (Kern Valley)
  • North Edwards
  • Northside (now Oildale or Riverview)
  • Oildale (now part of Bakersfield)
  • Onyx
  • Panama (South of Bakersfield, "rural area")
  • Pearsonville
  • Pine Mountain
  • Posey
  • Pond
  • Pumpkin Center
  • Richgrove
  • Ridgecrest
  • Rio Bravo (area of oil development)
  • Riverkern (Kern Valley)
  • Road's End (Kern Valley)
  • Rosamond
  • Rosedale
  • Shafter
  • Southlake (Kern Valley)
  • Squirrel Valley (Kern Valley)
  • Stallion Springs (part of Tehachapi)
  • Sumner (east side of Bakersfield)
  • Taft
  • Tehachapi
  • Tupman
  • Walker Basin (Kern Valley)
  • Wasco
  • Weldon
  • Wheeler Ridge
  • White River
  • Wofford Heights (Kern Valley)
  • Woody


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