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.

Family Fun Day At The County Museum

By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–This Saturday, December 3, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., visitors can explore toys and tools made and used in traditional times by the Serrano Indian people of the San Bernardino Valley. This Family Fun Day…

Don’t Let The Parade Pass You By

By Staff Reports (Victorville)–On December 3rd, head down to 7th St. for the City of Victorville and Daily Press Children’s Christmas Parade. Celebrate “A Childrens Christmas” with floats, marching bands, antique cars and more. The Parade begins at 10:00 am…