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.

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VVWRA Receives Cool Planet Award

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)– The Climate Registry has recognized VVWRA with their Cool Planet Award for exemplary leadership in energy and carbon management. The award was presented to VVWRA General Manager Logan Olds during a ceremony at the Huntington…

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VVAPL Holds Microchip Clinic in Adelanto

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By Staff Reports (Adelanto)– VVAPL Humane Society is holding a microchip clinic on Saturday, March 18 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…