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Welcome to Hesperia ...

The city of Hesperia is located in San Bernardino County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hesperia has a population of 94,859 people<1> (see below for details).

Hesperia was incorporated July 1, 1988.

The community of Hesperia is 3,340 feet [1,018 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Hesperia is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.

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

Area codes for Hesperia: (760) & (442)<3>

The ZIP codes for Hesperia: 92340, 92345<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hesperia had a population of 90,173 people. This makes Hesperia the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Hesperia represents 0.24% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 90,173 people, the population of Hesperia increased 44.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 62,582 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hesperia had an population of 94,859 people. This is an increase of 5.2% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 51.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hesperia ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Adelanto   [Map]   34,066   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Apple Valley   [Map]   73,077   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cedarpines Park   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crestline   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Mountain View Acres   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Mountain View   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hesperia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Hesperia - they are located in Kansas and Michigan.

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

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 Hesperia. 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 Hesperia. 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 Hesperia. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

Websites for Hesperia ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hesperia ...

Looking for more information about Hesperia? 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 Hesperia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hesperia.

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) Hesperia. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hesperia - 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 Hesperia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hesperia 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 'point-to-point' distance starting from Hesperia. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hesperia) 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 Hesperia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hesperia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hesperia. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4216, Longitude: -117.3017     [Map].

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

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