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The area was subject to periodic flooding from the Kern River, which occupied what is now the downtown area, and experienced outbreaks of malaria.
Alexander Mills was hired as the city marshal, a man one historian would describe as "...
Migration from Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Southern California brought new residents, who were mostly employed by the oil industry.
The First Baptist Church building, which survived the 1952 earthquake and is now a commercial use structure, is one of several buildings in Bakersfield listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Aftershocks, for the next month, had become normal to Bakersfield residents, until August 22 at pm a 5.8 earthquake struck directly under the town's center in the most densely populated area of the southern San Joaquin Valley.
The Bakersfield–Delano Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Kern County, had a 2010 census population of 839,631, making it the 62nd largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Rainfall averages only 6.5 inches or 165 millimetres annually, mostly falling during winter and spring.
Typically, no rain falls from May through September.
Owing to the remoteness and inaccessibility of the region, however, the Yokuts remained largely isolated until after the Mexican War of Independence, when Mexican settlers began to migrate to the area.
Following the discovery of gold in California in 1848, settlers flooded into the San Joaquin Valley.