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Welcome to Apple Valley ...

The town of Apple Valley is located in San Bernardino County.

A typical abbreviation for Apple Valley: Apple Vly. (or less commonly used: Apple Vally. or Apple Vlly.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Apple Valley has a population of 72,553 people<1> (see below for details).

Apple Valley was incorporated November 28, 1988.

The community of Apple Valley is 2,910 feet [887 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Apple Valley is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Area codes for Apple Valley: (760) and (442)<3>

The ZIP codes for Apple Valley: 92307-92308<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Apple Valley had a population of 69,135 people. This makes Apple Valley the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Apple Valley represents 0.19% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 69,135 people, the population of Apple Valley increased 27.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 54,239 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Apple Valley had an population of 72,553 people. This is an increase of 4.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 33.77% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Apple Valley.

Communities near Apple Valley ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2016
Adelanto   [Map]   33,391   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hesperia   [Map]   93,724   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lucerne Valley   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mountain View Acres   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oak Hills   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Apple Valley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Apple Valley - they are located in Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina and Utah (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Apple Valley.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Apple Valley. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Apple Valley. 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 Apple Valley.

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

Websites for Apple Valley ...

Official Website:   www.applevalley.org/
Chamber of Commerce:   www.avchamber.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apple Valley ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Apple Valley, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Apple Valley.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Apple Valley. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About San Bernardino County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Apple Valley: www.applevalley.org/

The official website for San Bernardino County: www.sbcounty.gov/

The official website for State of California: www.state.ca.us/

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Apple Valley - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Apple Valley.

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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 town (such as Apple Valley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Apple Valley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Apple Valley includes: 92307 & 92308.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apple Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5005, Longitude: -117.1902     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Apple Valley.