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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Rialto is approximately 82,600 (1999), 99171 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 25,293 (1994), 25202 (2010).
The amount of land area in Rialto is 55.026 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Rialto is 22 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.021 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rialto to Washington DC is 2378 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 384 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rialto is positioned 34.11 degrees north of the equator and 117.38 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Rialto elevation is 1,200 feet above sea level.


in southern California near San Bernardino. It is also 60 miles east of Los Angeles and 103 miles north of San Diego.
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moderate. It is normally warm in the summer with some hot spells. Winters are generally mild with few cold spells.
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History & History Related Items

The area was first settled in the mid 1850's where families built homes, planted vineyards, groves and farms. The area was well suited to agriculture. Muscat Grapes were first grown here. An example of an early Adobe house is in Bud Bender Park. It is believed to be the oldest house in Rialto. The naming of Rialto is unsure. Some say it was a combination of Rio (River) and Alto (High) and others say it was named for the Rialto Bridge in Venice, Italy. The bridge is still used as a community symbol in many places.

Here is a history page for Rialto.
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The incorporation of Rialto

17 November 1911

Economy & Industry

The largest employers in the city are the Rialto Unified School district with over 2,000 employees and the city of Rialto with 450. Lifetile, Farr Corporation, Eagle Roof, Fleetwood Industries and the Crestview Convalescent Hospital all oave at least 225 employees.
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Rialto City Government

City of Rialto

City of Rialto
150 South Palm Avenue
Rialto CA 92376
Phone: 909-820-2525

Rialto Municipal Airport (Rialto Municipal Airport - formerly Miro Field)
1451 N. Linden Avenue (office)
Rialto, CA 92376 Phone: 909-820-2622
Fax: 909-820-2598

Information about Rialto from San Bernardino County.

Rialto Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
120 N Riverside Ave
Rialto, CA 92376-5922
Phone: 909-875-5364

Rialto Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
120 N Riverside Ave
Rialto, CA 92376-5922
Phone: 909-875-5364

Rialto Libraries

Rialto Branch Library
San Bernardino County Library System
251 West 1st Street
Rialto, CA 92376
Phone: 909-875-0144

Rialto Schools

Rialto Unified School District
182 East Walnut Avenue
Rialto, CA 92376
Phone: 909-820-7700 Rialto


The population of Rialto was:
1911 - 1,500 1950 - 3,156
1956 - 15,359
1964 - 23,290
1990 - 72,388
1991 - 75,200
1992 - 77,300
1993 - 79,300
1994 - 80,100
1995 - 79,200
1996 - 80,300
1997 - 81,100
1998 - 81,500
1999 - 82,600

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