Lavers' Crossing, California

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Lavers' Crossing
Former settlement
Coordinates: 35°44′12″N 118°43′16″W / 35.73667°N 118.72111°W / 35.73667; -118.72111Coordinates: 35°44′12″N 118°43′16″W / 35.73667°N 118.72111°W / 35.73667; -118.72111
Country United States
State California
County Kern County
Reference no. 672

Lavers' Crossing is a former settlement in Kern County, California.[1] It was located 1 mile (1.6 km) west-northwest of Glennville.[1]

The town was founded by David Lavers, who settled there in 1858.[1] For the following decade, Lavers' Crossing was the trading center for the surrounding valley before being supplanted in that role by Glennville.[1] The site is now registered as California Historical Landmark #672.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1040. ISBN 1-884995-14-4. 
  2. ^ "Lavers' Crossing". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-07.