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.

Moon Party At The County Museum

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Dolls For Everyone At County Museum

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By Staff Reports (Victor Valley)–Join the Victorville Chamber for the upcoming Public Policy Forum in August. Speaker, Dan Schnur, former Chairman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission is one of California’s leading political and media strategists. His record includes…