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Cathedral City
Riverside County, California


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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Cathedral City is approximately 52,461 (2006), 51200 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 17,893 (2000), 17047 (2010).
The amount of land area in Cathedral City is 48.989 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Cathedral City is 19.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cathedral City to Washington DC is 2327 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 434 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cathedral City is positioned 33.83 degrees north of the equator and 116.46 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Cathedral City elevation is 400 feet above sea level.
Cathedral City per capita income is $ 16,215 (2000).
Cathedral City median income is $ 47,400 (2005).
The Cathedral City median home price is $ 318,300 (2005).


in southern California about 36 miles from Hemet and 65 miles from Riverside. Other nearby communities include Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, Thousand Palms, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, Desert Hot Springs, Bermuda Dunes and La Quinta.
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History & History Related Items

There is a canyon nearby that was known as Cathedral Canyon because the rock formations looked like a cathedral. The town was named for the canyon in 1925 when it began as a housing development. It was incorporated in 1981. Today, the city name is often shortened to Cat City for local residents.

Here is a history page for Cathedral City. Also, try this history page for more historical information. This page has some great historical photos.
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Imax Theater 18-Plex, National Cinemas

The Fountain of Life
A beautiful work of art reflecting the nature and history of the desert.
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Cathedral City City Government

Cathedral City
68700 avenida Lalo Guerrero
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: 760-770-0340


Cathedral City is located in the Fourth Supervisorial District. Within the Fourth District are the cities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella and Blythe (as well as a portion of Desert Hot Springs). Major unincorporated areas in this district include Sky Valley, Thermal, Desert Center and the Palo Verde Valley. Contact:
Larson Justice Center
46-200 Oasis Street, Suite 318
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: 760-863-8211

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

Cathedral City Chamber

<Cathedral City Chamber Of Commerce
68-950 Highway 111, Suite 106
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: 760-328-1213
Fax: 760-321-0659

Cathedral City Organizations

<Cathedral City Chamber Of Commerce
68-950 Highway 111, Suite 106
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: 760-328-1213
Fax: 760-321-0659

Cathedral City Libraries

Cathedral City Branch Library
33520 Date Palm Dr
Cathedral City, CA 92234
Phone: 760-328-4262

Cathedral City Schools

The children of Cathedral City attend schools in the Palm Springs Unified School District.
980 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760-416-6000
The Palm Springs Unified School District serves the Desert Communities of Cathedral City, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage and Thousand Palms.
Cathedral City High School
69250 Dinah Shore Dr
Cathedral City, CA 92234-4713
Phone: 760-770-0100

Mt San Jacinto High School
30800 Landau Blvd
Cathedral City, CA 92234-5159
Phone: 760-770-8563 Cathedral City


1990 - 30,085
2000 - 42,647
2006 - 52,461
Median age:
2000 - 32.0 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 38,887
2005 - $ 47,400

Median house value:
2000 - $ 125,500
2005 - $ 318,300

Cathedral City is located in the Pacific Time Zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time during a portion of the year.

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