begins at the southern border of Bakersfield, California and extends down to Mettler, where I-5 and the Golden State Freeway are connected by Highway 166. This rural area is a welcome respite from the busy city of Bakersfield while still being just 25 minutes from downtown. In South Bakersfield, you'll discover wide-open spaces, sprawling ranches, endless farmland, and impressive mountain backdrops. Most of the apartment communities will be in the northern section, closer to Panama.
South Bakersfield offers a variety of single-family homes
for rent and some apartment communities, all providing easy access to the city as well as area mountain bike trails and the Bitter Creek National Wildlife Rescue.