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Stagecoach Town, USA
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Chamber of Commerce.

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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Banning is approximately 29,266 (2006), 29603 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,278 (1990), 10838 (2010).
The amount of land area in Banning is 47.754 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Banning is 23.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Banning to Washington DC is 2351 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 412 miles. (as the crow flies)
Banning is positioned 33.93 degrees north of the equator and 116.89 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Banning elevation is 2,400 feet above sea level.
Banning median income is $ 39,100 (2005).
The Banning median home price is $ 279,000 (2005).
Banning average temperature is 63.1 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 49.4 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 58.4 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.4 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 65.5 degrees F.


in southern California in the area of San Gorgonio pass near Redlands and San Bernardino along Interstate 10. Other nearby communities include Beaumont, Cherry Valley, Cabazon, Calimesa, San Jacinto, Valle Vista, Yucaipa, East Hemet and Hemet.
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History & History Related Items

Banning served as a stagecoach and railroad stop between the Arizona Territories and Los Angeles. It is also an agricultural area with ranching and orchards.

Banning is named for General Phineas T. Banning. He was a freighter who moved goods between Salt Lake City and San Bernardino and Los Angeles along the Mormon Trail. He also had a shipping company that went between San Pedro and Los Angeles as well as a stage line that moved between Wilmington and Yuma Arizona.

Here is a history page for Banning.
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The incorporation of Banning



Stagecoach Days
Phone: (951) 922-1295
Held each year in October
Banning's annual celebration throughout town features mock shoot-outs, costume parade, entertainment, contests, barbecue, and music. Off I-10, 22nd Street, Banning.

Gilman Ranch Museum
1937 W. Gilman Street
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: 951-922-9200

Malki Museum
11795 Fields Road
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: 951-849-7289

The Cherry Festival in the Pass
Since 1918
The festival features a parade, pancake breakfast, rides, live entertainment and much more. The Cherry Harvest doesn't always come during the festival as it varies from year to year. The season lasts for about a month.
Contact the Beaumont Chamber for more information - 951-845-9541
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Banning City Government

City of Banning
99 East Ramsey
PO Box 998
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: (951) 922-3105

Banning has a Council/Manager form of government. There are five council members, one of which is selected as Mayor every two years. All terms are for four years and are staggered with three elected at one time and two at the other. The City Manager is hired by the City Council.

Municipal Court House
155 W. Hays
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: (951) 922-7145
Banning Municipal Airport
600 S. Hathaway STreet
P.O. Box 998
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: 951-922-3320


Banning is located in the Fifth Supervisorial District. Within its jurisdiction are the cities of Moreno Valley, Perris, Calimesa, Beaumont, Banning, Desert Hot Springs and northern Palm Springs. Also included are the unincorporated areas of Nuevo, Lakeview, Juniper Flats, Meadowbrook, Good Hope, a portion of Mead Valley, Romoland, Homeland, Green Acres, Highgrove, Box Springs, Pigeon Pass, Reche Canyon, San Timoteo Canyon, Oak Valley, Cherry Valley, Banning Bench, Cabazon, Palm Springs Village and Palm Springs West. The District also includes the Tribal Governments from the Sovereign Nations of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians as well as a portion of March Air Reserve Base.
District Office
22690 Cactus Ave. Suite 250
Moreno Valley, CA 92553

Desert/Pass Office
50290 Main St.
Cabazon, CA 92230
Mail should be sent to the Main Riverside office at:
4080 Lemon Street - 5th Floor
Riverside, CA 92501

See our page for Riverside County for more county information and a link to the official Riverside County site.

Banning Chamber

Banning Chamber of Commerce
123 E. Ramsey
PO BOX 665
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: (951) 849-4695
Fax: (951) 849-9395

Banning Organizations

Banning Chamber of Commerce
123 E. Ramsey
PO BOX 665
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: (951) 849-4695
Fax: (951) 849-9395

Banning Libraries

Banning Public Library
21 W. Nicolet
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: (951) 849-3192

Banning Schools

Banning Unified School District
161 W. Williams
Banning, CA 92220
Phone: 951-922-0201
Fax: 951-922-0227

A website about Banning High School (not an official site)
Home of the Broncos Banning


The population of Banning was:
1990 - 20,570
2000 - 23,562
2005 - 29,308
2006 - 29,266
Median house value:
2000 - $ 110,000
2005 - $ 279,000

Median household income:
2000 - $ 32,076
2005 - $ 39,100

Median age:
2000 - 40.7 years

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