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The population of Palm Desert is approximately 23,252 (1990), 48445 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 18,248 (1990), 23117 (2010).

The amount of land area in Palm Desert is 49.357 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Palm Desert to Washington DC is 2323 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 442 miles. (as the crow flies)
Palm Desert is positioned 33.73 degrees north of the equator and 116.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Palm Desert elevation is 243 feet above sea level.

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Palm Desert location: In the desert near Palm Springs, east of Los Angeles. Here is a map page for Palm Desert.

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Here is a history page for Palm Desert.
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Palm Desert attractions:

The Living Desert
Wildlife & Botanical Park
47-900 Portola Ave
Take Hwy. 111 east to Palm Desert, right on Portola Ave.
Palm Desert, CA
Phone: 760 346-5694
Open 9 am to 5 pm daily
"Like a zoo, only Better!", over 1,200 acres of gardens, animals and hiking trails. Among its attractions are: exotic birds and animals, visitors center, bookstore/gift shop, botanical gardens, nature trails, picnic area, serene patios and Meercat Cafe.
Group rates. Free parking. Be sure to call to confirm hours of operation.

The McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts
This theatre is located at the Bob Hope Cultural Center. There is seating for 1,125 persons. Tours are available.
73-000 Fred Waring Dr.
Palm Desert, California
Phone: 346-6505
Box Office: 340-ARTS

Palm Desert Visitor Information Center
Toll-free: (800) 873-2428

Attractions in the area.

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