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Palm Springs
Riverside County, California

92262, 92264

Page Contents for Palm Springs, California

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
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.
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.


in the Coachella Valley, 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles
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a desert climate with dry air and low humidity
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History & History Related Items

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!
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The founding of Palm Springs


The incorporation of Palm Springs

April 1, 1938


See this page for Palm Springs attractions

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!

The Complete Guide to Palm Springs
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Palm Springs City Government

City of Palm Springs
3200 E. Tahquitz Canyon
Palm springs, California 92262
Phone: (760) 323-8200


Palm Springs is located in the Fourth Supervisorial District. Within the Fourth District are the cities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Indio, Coachella and Blythe (as well as a portion of Desert Hot Springs). Major unincorporated areas in this district include Sky Valley, Thermal, Desert Center and the Palo Verde Valley. Contact:
Larson Justice Center
46-200 Oasis Street, Suite 318
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: 760-863-8211 The northern portion of Palm Springs is located in the Fifth Supervisorial District. Within its jurisdiction are the cities of Moreno Valley, Perris, Calimesa, Beaumont, Banning, Desert Hot Springs and northern Palm Springs. Also included are the unincorporated areas of Nuevo, Lakeview, Juniper Flats, Meadowbrook, Good Hope, a portion of Mead Valley, Romoland, Homeland, Green Acres, Highgrove, Box Springs, Pigeon Pass, Reche Canyon, San Timoteo Canyon, Oak Valley, Cherry Valley, Banning Bench, Cabazon, Palm Springs Village and Palm Springs West. The District also includes the Tribal Governments from the Sovereign Nations of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians as well as a portion of March Air Reserve Base.
District Office
22690 Cactus Ave. Suite 250
Moreno Valley, CA 92553

Desert/Pass Office
50290 Main St.
Cabazon, CA 92230
Mail should be sent to the Main Riverside office at:
4080 Lemon Street - 5th Floor
Riverside, CA 92501

See our page for Riverside County for more county information and a link to the official Riverside County site.

Palm Springs Chamber

Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce
190 West Amado Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760-325-1577
Fax: 760-325-8549

Palm Springs Organizations

Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce
190 West Amado Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760-325-1577
Fax: 760-325-8549

Palm Springs Libraries

Palm Springs Public Library
300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Library Telephone Number: 760/322-7323

Palm Springs Schools

Riverside Office Of Education
1055 E Vista Chino
Palm Springs, CA 92262-3207
Phone: 760-322-2643

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