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CHL No. 100 Havilah - Kern


NO. 100 HAVILAH - Gold 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.


State plaque: 10 Miller St Bodfish, CA 93205 --- Old style state plaque S side of 1866 county courthouse, 6789 Caliente Bodfish Rd, Havilah, CA 93518
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The California State plaque and the site are at two different locations.

NO. 100 HAVILAH, Marker