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The population of Blythe is approximately 12,155 (2000), 20817 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,904 (1990), 4513 (2010).

The amount of land area in Blythe is 9.926 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Blythe is 24.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Blythe to Washington DC is 2222 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 523 miles. (as the crow flies)
Blythe is positioned 33.60 degrees north of the equator and 114.59 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Blythe elevation is 267 feet above sea level.
Blythe median income is $43,000 (2005).

The Blythe median home price is $230,300 (2005).

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Blythe location: near the Arizona border in southern California east of Riverside. Other nearby communities include East Blythe, Palo Verde and Big River all in California and Ehrenberg, Cibola, Quartzsite, Poston and Parker.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Blythe is typical of a low desert climate with extremely low relative humidity and high summer temperatures.
Blythe average annual rainfall is 4 inches per year
Blythe average temperature is 72 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 55 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 88 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 55-75 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 85-110 degrees F.
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Blythe history:

Thomas Blythe, from England, came to California hoping to turn the Colorado River Valley into another Nile River Valley. For the most part, that dream has come true with modern irrigation methods, which haved allowed the desert to become a rich farming and recreational area. Some mining still goes on in the Palo Verde Valley.
The settling of Blythe: 1910
The incorporation date of Blythe: 21 July 1916

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Blythe attractions:

Palo Verde Historical Museum
150 N Broadway
Blythe, CA 92225-1608
Phone: 760-922-8770

Blythe Bluegrass Festival
held each year in July!

Colorado River Jazz Festival
held each year in February!

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