Civic Center, Bakersfield

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Civic Center
District of Bakersfield
Location of the Civic Center in Downtown Bakersfield.
Location of the Civic Center in Downtown Bakersfield.
Civic Center
Location within Downtown Bakersfield
Coordinates: 35°22′24″N 119°1′8″W / 35.37333°N 119.01889°W / 35.37333; -119.01889
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
City Bakersfield

Civic Center is a district in Downtown Bakersfield, California. It is the center of government for the City of Bakersfield and the County of Kern, containing a collection of buildings used by the city, county, state, and federal governments. The district also contains all of downtown's sporting complexes. It also has the Rabobank Theater and Convention Center, which is the largest theater and convention facilities in the city.

Government buildings[edit]

  • Bakersfield Police Department
  • Centennial Center (federal)
  • City Hall North (Bakersfield)
  • City Hall South (Bakersfield)
  • County of Kern Administrative Center
  • Development Services Building (Bakersfield)
  • Hall of Records (Kern County)
  • Kern County Child Protective Services/Forensic Science
  • Kern County Superintendent of Schools
  • Municipal Courthouse (Kern County)
  • Superior Courthouse (Kern County)

Note: Some government agencies use rented space within the district, instead of owning their own building.

Sports complexes[edit]