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    This large community with a population nearing 400,000 is located in the southern horseshoe end of the San Joaquin valley. It relies primarily on agriculture, oil extraction and the oil refining industry. It has a very semi-arid and dry climate and receives only about 6 ½ inches of rain per year. Although it is one of the sunniest cities in the U. S. winter can be marked by tule fog trapped on the floor of the valley for days on end. State Highway 99, a north-south freeway runs through town and Highways 58 and 178 run east-west. The Santa Ana winds blow through every year bringing a heat wave in late October.

    Country music had a big influence in Bakersfield with artists like Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and Wynn Stewart and of course Dwight Yokum inspiring the Bakersfield sound. NASCAR drivers Kevin Harvick and Casey Mears are from Bakersfield.

    Night life in Bakersfield resembles but does not nearly match that of LA.
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      • Padre Hotel
        0.36 Km from Bakersfield
      • Rabobank Arena
        0.47 Km from Bakersfield
        The Rabobank Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Bakersfield, California, USA. Located downtown at the corner of Truxtun Avenue and N Street, it was built in 1998, and was originally known as Centennial Garden. The city-owned arena sold naming rights to Dutch cooperative bank Rabobank to be effective February 14, 2005, lasting through 2015. Said deal was later extended by ten years to 2025.
      • Bakersfield Fire Department
        0.60 Km from Bakersfield
        The Bakersfield Fire Department (BFD) is a metro fire protection agency that serves the City of Bakersfield, California. The department currently serves a population of approximately 334,000, making the City of Bakersfield the 9th largest in California.
      • Weedpatch Camp
        12.67 Km from Bakersfield
        Weedpatch Camp (also known as the Arvin Federal Government Camp and the Sunset Labor Camp) was built by the Farm Security Administration (FSA) south of Bakersfield, California in 1936 to house migrant workers during the Great Depression. Several historic buildings at the camp were placed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) on January 22, 1996. Weedpatch Camp has its origins in the migrations during the drought that caused the Dust Bowl in the mid-1930s. Oklahoma was especially har...
      • Shafter Research Station
        29.32 Km from Bakersfield
      • KERN
        35.34 Km from Bakersfield
        KERN (1180 AM) and (96.1 FM) is a radio station broadcasting a News/talk format. Licensed to Wasco-Greenacres, California, USA, the station serves the Bakersfield, California, area. The station is currently owned by American General Media.

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      Graphic showing average weather in Bakersfield in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

      Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
      Jan 9.2 33.4 48.6 13.1
      Feb 11.5 31.1 52.7 12.2
      Mar 14.2 30.8 57.6 12.1
      Apr 17.9 19.9 64.2 7.8
      May 21.7 9.3 71.1 3.7
      Jun 25.7 1.6 78.3 0.6
      Jul 29.9 0.1 85.8 0
      Aug 28.4 0.6 83.1 0.2
      Sep 25.3 3.3 77.5 1.3
      Oct 19.8 8.7 67.6 3.4
      Nov 13.7 15.2 56.7 6
      Dec 9.8 27 49.6 10.6

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