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Lancaster

Los Angeles County,

California

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The Heart of the Antelope Valley


The California state capital is Sacramento.


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Zip Codes

93534, 93535, 93536, 93539, 93584, 93586

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Lancaster is approximately 127,136 (1998), 156633 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 36,217 (1990), 46992 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lancaster is 229.975 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.357 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lancaster to Washington DC is 2418 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 325 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lancaster is positioned 34.69 degrees north of the equator and 118.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Lancaster elevation is 2,500 feet above sea level.
Lancaster miscellany.

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Location

Lancaster location: In the Antelope Valley near Palmdale, about 80 miles north of Los Angeles.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Lancaster is Great! There are at least 225 clear days each year. The others are partly cloudy with a few cloudy days.
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History & History Related Items

Lancaster history:

Here is a good history page for Lancaster.

Some say the town was named by Mr. M. L. Wicks, a real estate developer who named it after his former home of Lancaster, Pennsylania. Others say a Mr. Purnell, an employee of the Southern Pacific Railroad, named the town, but no one knows for what reason since the records were destroyed by fire in 1906.

The Railroad was a major influence on this area which came through in 1867.

Lancaster was incorporated in 1977.
The incorporation date of Lancaster: 22 Nov 1977

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Attractions

Lancaster attractions:

The Lancaster Jethawks - An affiliate of the Seattle Mariners

Things to see and do in the Lancaster area

California Poppy Festival
the annual California Poppy Festival, held in 2001 on April 7 and 8 at Lancaster City Park, 43011 N. 10th Street West
For more information contact the Parks, Recreation and Arts Department at (661) 723-6077

Antelope Valley Indian Museum
Avenue M between East 150th & 170th streets
Lancaster, California
Phone: 661-942-0662
The museum is closed during the summer months. Before you come, please call ahead to be sure the museum is open.

Edwards Air Force Base is near here.

Antelope Valley Film Office

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Lancaster economy: Lancaster offers Diversified Industry, Enterprise Zone - up to $24,000 per new job in tax credits, and Major Distribution Centers. For more information, please contact the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance


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