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Adelanto, California

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Welcome to Adelanto ...

The city of Adelanto is located in San Bernardino County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Adelanto has a population of 34,066 people<1> (see below for details).

Adelanto was incorporated December 22, 1970.

The community of Adelanto is 2,850 feet [869 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Adelanto is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Adelanto lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Adelanto: (760) and (442)<3>

The ZIP code for Adelanto: 92301<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Adelanto had a population of 31,765 people. This makes Adelanto the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Adelanto represents 0.09% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 228th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,765 people, the population of Adelanto increased 75.21% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,130 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Adelanto had an population of 34,066 people. This is an increase of 7.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 87.9% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Adelanto.

Communities near Adelanto ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Adelanto and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Apple Valley   [Map]   73,077   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bell Mountain   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Helendale   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hesperia   [Map]   94,859   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mountain View Acres   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Adelanto.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Adelanto. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Adelanto. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Adelanto.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Adelanto:

Websites for Adelanto ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Adelanto ...

Looking for more information about Adelanto? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Adelanto, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Adelanto.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About San Bernardino County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Adelanto:

The official website for San Bernardino County:

The official website for State of California:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Adelanto.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Adelanto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Adelanto). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Adelanto or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Adelanto) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Adelanto. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Adelanto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Adelanto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5829, Longitude: -117.4134     [Map].

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