Fairhaven Pump House

Fairhaven Pump House (HMGX2)

Location: Bakersfield, CA 93301 Kern County
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N 35° 23.546', W 119° 1.311'

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Access to adequate water supplies was crucial to the settlement of Kern County.

Water from the Kern River was diverted to irrigate farmlands, but most towns relied on wells for drinking water.

The Fairhaven Water Company built this structure in 1921 to house a well and pump located in the middle of the intersection of Fairhaven Drive and East Drive northwest of Bakersfield.

The Fairhaven Water Company provided water to residential and commercial customers until 1981 when the California Water Service Company acquired this district.

Chuck Mandell donated this building to the Kern County Museum in 1982.
HM NumberHMGX2
Placed ByKern County Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 12:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 316375 N 3918440
Decimal Degrees35.39243333, -119.02185000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 23.546', W 119° 1.311'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 23' 32.76" N, 119° 1' 18.66" W
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Area Code(s)805, 661, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3505 Chester Ave, Bakersfield CA 93301, US
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