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93501, 93502

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The population of Mojave is approximately 3,836 (2000), 4238 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,530 (1990), 1525 (2010).

The amount of land area in Mojave is 35.056 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mojave is 58.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mojave to Washington DC is 2350 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 302 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mojave is positioned 35.05 degrees north of the equator and 118.17 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Mojave elevation is 2,757 feet above sea level.
Mojave median income is $24,761 (2000).

The Mojave median home price is $56,500 (2000).

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Mojave location: at the junction of State Highways 14 and 58, about 15 miles from Edwards Air Force Base on the edge of Death Valley desert area. Nearby communities include Rosamond, Tehachapi, Golden Hills and Lancaster. It is located about 75 miles north of the Los Angeles City Limits and is about 58 miles east of Bakersfield.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Mojave is mild. Located in the high desert area, there is no smog and no extreme temperatures. Almost every day, there is a nice westerly breeze. Sunshine reigns about 360 days out of every year.
Mojave average annual precipitation is 6.9 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 46 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 58.9 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 82 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 63.9 degrees F.

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History & History Related Items

Mojave history:

When the 20-mule team borax wagons came out of Death Valley, Mojave was the place at which they arrived. Mojave was founded by the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1876. Try this history page for more historical information about Mojave.

Here is an information page for the local Randsburg Railway Company (RRC)
The founding of Mojave: 1876
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Mojave attractions:

Visit the Mojave Virtual Museum
From Mule Space Dreams

Soledad Mountain mining district website about the gold discovery and mining in the area. This area is southwest of Mojave.

Edwards Air Force Base is about 15 miles east of Mojave.

Learn about all the interesting places to see in the Mojave area on this page.

Gold Rush Days
Held each year in September.

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