Bakersfield, California, USA - 1916
Bakersfield, a banking city, the capital of Kern co., Cal., on the Kern River and on the Southern Pacific and the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Rs., in a fine stock-raising and fruit-growing section, 300 miles SE. of San Francisco. It has oil-refineries, foundries, machine- and railroad-car shops, and fruit-packing establishments. It is a shipping point for live-stock, wool, hides, grain, and fruit. Pop. in 1890, 2626 ; in 1900, 4836.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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