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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).

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Cathedral City location: 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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Cathedral City history:

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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Cathedral City attractions: 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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