Category: Adelanto

Adelanto is a city about 9 miles northwest of Victorville. The population was 18,130 at the 2000 census. The population as of July 2008 was near 27,500.

The name Adelanto means progress or advance in Spanish, and was first given to the post office that was established on the site in 1917.[4]

Adelanto is located in the Mojave Desert at 34°34′34″N 117°25′58″W / 34.57611°N 117.43278°W / 34.57611; -117.43278 (34.575990, -117.432713)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 138.7 km² (53.5 mi²). 138.6 km² (53.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it (0.04%) is water.

Approximate elevation: 2900 ft.

Adelanto Readies for Fourth Annual Rodeo

By Staff Reports (Adelanto)– For the fourth consecutive year the Adelanto Rodeo rolls into Adelanto this coming weekend…October 13 & 14, this time instead of being held adjacent to Adelanto Stadium—the venue has been moved inside the Stadium.  “This will…

Adelanto Partners with SCE to Save Thousands

By Staff Reports (Adelanto)– Starting next month Southern California Edison (SCE) will begin an upgrade of over 1,600 street lights with L.E.D. lamps throughout the City of Adelanto City.   “We were fortunate to submit our application for the LS-1 Option…