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Families searching for homes for rent will find a vibrant community in Bakersfield. The city is close to Shafter and Arvin, two urban locations that give a Bakersfield renter a bevy of options when searching for amenities and a career path. Residents who are eager to travel can hop on a plane at Bakersfield Municipal Airport, which will allow them to quickly travel to other California locations. Renters can also enjoy fine cultural institutions while living in the city. These include Rabobank Arena, Theater and Convention Center and the Buena Vista Museum of Natural History, which are both within close distance of each other. 

Historical Facts About Bakersfield

  • The area of contemporary Bakersfield was originally settled in 1858. Unlike many locations in California, Bakersfield wasn't founded for the purposes of capitalizing on the Gold Rush. Instead, it was inhabited by families looking for an area to construct their homes.
  • Bakersfield derives its name from Col. Thomas Baker, an early inhabitant of the area.
  • The Bakersfield Centennial Garden and Convention Center is built on an area that was part of a field that belonged to Col. Baker in the city's early history.

Handy Resources for Renters

  • The city's official website will be helpful to potential renters for numerous reasons. For example, it provides maps and up-to-date news related to the city.
  • Bakersfield City School District's website has information on schools in the city. The district's motto, "Children Come First," is an attractive message for many parents.
  • The city is found within Kern County. Kern County's personnel website allows a user to learn about businesses, departments, emergency information, services and various other features.
  • The Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce's website provides renters with information on events, the chamber's mission, information on becoming a member and a number of other pages.

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Lovely expansive overlook from customized home

Lovely expansive overlook from customized home

Bakersfield, CA 93305 (2.12 miles) (#1192550)

Price: $1,595

(877) 906-7630

Beds: 2, Baths: 3

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Bakersfield

Furnished Studio - Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA 93309 (1.64 miles)

Price: From $1,800

(661) 369-8868

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Bakersfield

Furnished Studio - Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA 93304 (1.35 miles)

Price: From $1,320

(661) 369-8865

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
LOVELY STUDIO PRICED TO RENT NOW.UNIT #B

LOVELY STUDIO PRICED TO RENT NOW.UNIT #B

Bakersfield, CA 93301 (1.11 miles) (#1620294)

Price: $400

(866) 565-8241

Beds: Studio, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Brand New Units

Brand New Units

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (4.11 miles) (#1570728)

Price: $995

(888) 909-5031

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
BRAND NEW Beautiful Luxury 2 bed/2bath available

BRAND NEW Beautiful Luxury 2 bed/2bath available

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (4.40 miles) (#1598609)

Price: $995

(888) 909-7232

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
Spacious Brand New 2 bed 2 Bath

Spacious Brand New 2 bed 2 Bath

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (12.02 miles) (#1518793)

Price: $995

(888) 909-4990

Beds: 2, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
2 bed one bath apartment

2 bed one bath apartment

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (12.02 miles) (#1504050)

Price: $850

(888) 909-5875

Beds: 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
3 bed 2 bath

3 bed 2 bath

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (4.30 miles) (#1264543)

Price: $1,025

(888) 909-4975

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials
3 BEDROOM ON LARGE LOT

3 BEDROOM ON LARGE LOT

Bakersfield, CA 93301 (1.11 miles) (#1606560)

Price: $750

(866) 568-8378

Beds: 3, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Golden Valley Luxury Apartments

Golden Valley Luxury Apartments

Bakersfield, CA 93307 (6.34 miles)

Price: $1,075-$1,225

(661) 424-7273

Beds: 2 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Cambridge Village Apartments

Cambridge Village Apartments

Bakersfield, CA 93311 (5.06 miles)

Price: $920-$1,370

(661) 735-4202

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Villas At Scenic River

Villas At Scenic River

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (4.35 miles)

Price: $1,175-$1,399

(661) 424-7481

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Belcourt Apartments

Belcourt Apartments

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (4.17 miles)

Price: $825-$995

(661) 735-4133

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Country Club Villas

Country Club Villas

Bakersfield, CA 93306 (5.70 miles)

Price: From $575

(661) 424-7357

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Quailwood Apartments

Quailwood Apartments

Bakersfield, CA 93309 (4.26 miles)

Price: $700-$930

(661) 424-7317

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Village at Lakeside

Village at Lakeside

Bakersfield, CA 93307 (5.36 miles)

Price: To $704

(661) 424-7752

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Whispering Meadows Apartments and Suites

Whispering Meadows Apartments and Suites

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (3.79 miles)

Price: $870-$965

(661) 424-7751

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Springwood Court Apartments

Springwood Court Apartments

Bakersfield, CA 93308 (3.97 miles)

Price: $550-$800

(661) 424-7757

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials
Park Sorrento

Park Sorrento

Bakersfield, CA 93306 (3.29 miles)

Price: $655-$1,170

(661) 424-7393

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials

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