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92262, 92264

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The population of Palm Springs is approximately 45,000 (1998), 44552 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 30,517 (1990), 22746 (2010).

The amount of land area in Palm Springs is 198.257 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.815 sq kilometers.
The distance from Palm Springs to Washington DC is 2332 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 434 miles. (as the crow flies)
Palm Springs is positioned 33.77 degrees north of the equator and 116.52 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Palm Springs elevation is 466 feet above sea level.

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Palm Springs location: in the Coachella Valley, 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Palm Springs is a desert climate with dry air and low humidity
The weather in Palm Springs is near-perfect!
Palm Springs average annual rainfall is 5.78 inches per year
Palm Springs average temperature is (Spring) 69, (Summer) 82, (Fall) 73, (Winter) 55 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 56 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 89 degrees F.
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Palm Springs history:

A history page for Palm Springs

Palm Springs was originally known as Agua Caliente (Spanish for "Hot Water"). In 1863, the area was chosen as a stop on the stagecoach line from Los Angeles to the New Mexico Territory. By the 1880's, it was becoming a residential community. John G. McCallum was the first permanent white settler in the area.

Incorporation for Palm Springs was voted for on April 1, 1938 and passed. Palm Springs became a city!
The founding of Palm Springs: 1876
The incorporation date of Palm Springs: April 1, 1938

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Palm Springs attractions:

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Palm Springs is known as a beautiful oasis in the desert. It is widely used as a fashionable winter resort. There are many fine golf courses in the area, as well as a community college and a botanical garden. A well-attended attraction is the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, which whisks riders to the top of Mt. San Jacinto (3301m/10,831 ft) and the cool mountain air. Near the city, and in fact, a portion of the community, is the Agua Caliente Indian Reservation.

Palm Springs Tourism - Lots of info about Palm Springs!

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