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"Gateway to the Joshua Tree National Park"

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The population of Joshua Tree is approximately 3,898 (1990), 7414 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,975 (1990), 3088 (2010).

The amount of land area in Joshua Tree is 96 sq. miles.
The distance from Joshua Tree to Washington DC is 2316 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 425 miles. (as the crow flies)
Joshua Tree is positioned 34.12 degrees north of the equator and 116.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Joshua Tree elevation is between 2,500 and 3,500 feet above sea level.
The city tree is the Joshua Tree.
The city bird is the Roadrunner.
The Joshua Tree city color is Gold.

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Joshua Tree location: on Highway 62 in the Southern California Mojave Desert. Joshua Tree is 15 miles southwest of the Marine Combat Center and just 40 minutes north of Palm Springs, California. The town is the West entry point to the half-million-acre Joshua Tree National Park and is filled with scenic desert wonders.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Joshua Tree is mild to moderate
The weather in Joshua Tree is moderate. Most of the rain comes July through September. The area is cooler in the hot summertime than the low desert areas and warmer in winter than the nearby mountains. There is no smog in this desert area which has clean, dry air.

Here is a weather page for Joshua Tree National Park and the surrounding areas.
Joshua Tree average annual rainfall is 6 inches per year
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The water here is clean and pure, coming from underground aquifers (below ground lakes) in the area by the Joshua Basin Water District. Electricity is by So. California Edison. Verison provides telephone service and natural gas, where available, is supplied by So. California Gas Company. Other services are by a variety of providers including: doctors, dentists, beauty shops, barber shops, grocery and health food stores, restaurants, a county library, post office, MBTA (public bus service), Hi-Desert Medical Center, San Bernardino County Court House, HI-Desert Airport and more.

Recreation in the area includes the Joshua Tree Park and Recreation Community Center (located on Sunburst Avenue) which has playgrounds, tennis courts, handball courts and picnic facilities. Community associations, clubs, societies and organizations cover a wide range of activities for many interest groups. The JT Community Center has a "Kids Club" and a variety of educational and craft classes for all age groups. The Joshua Tree Library has a large selection of books, periodicals, and free Internet access is provided to the public.

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