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.

Historic Oro Grande Cemetery To See Improvements

By Staff Reports (Victorvalley)– The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors today approved a $15,000 grant to improve the historic Oro Grande Cemetery. “The Oro Grande Cemetery is a little-known historical treasure of our county,” said First District Supervisor Brad…

Triumph Over Tragedy

By Al Morrissette (Adelanto) On Sept 16, 2010 on a desolate stretch of Hwy 395 between the city of Adelanto and Stoddard Wells Rd a young driver fell asleep behind the wheel drifting into tragedy. As the Toyota pickup filled…