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.
KERN COUNTY COURTHOUSE
HAVILAH SCHOOL HOUSE
HAVILAH PIONEER CEMETERY and ST. JOSEPH CEMETERY (FIRST CATHOLIC CEMETERY)
HAVILA HISTORIC DRIVE