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.

VVC Holds College Fair September 25th

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VVWRA Produces It’s Own Gas, Saves $1.5 Million

By Staff Reports (Victorville)– – After seven years of perfecting it process of producing high quality methane gas through the treatment process, the Victor Valley Wastewater Reclamation Authority (VVWRA) has cut reliance on the purchase and delivery of natural gas almost entirely,…