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.

Dr. Gabe Stine: First District Action Hero

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– Nearly 25 years ago, Dr. Gabe Stine began volunteering as team doctor for the Apple Valley High School football team. He and his staff chiropractors provide the required physical exams for student athletes and enlist…

VVAPL Holds Microchip Clinic in Adelanto

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By Staff Reports (Adelanto)– VVAPL Humane Society is holding a microchip clinic on Saturday, September 16 from 9 a.m. to noon at Adelanto City Hall, 11600 Air Expressway. The first 50 pets of Adelanto residents will receive microchips FREE of…