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Palm Springs, California
Welcome to Palm Springs ...
A typical abbreviation for Palm Springs: Palm Spgs. (or less commonly used: Palm Spngs. or Palm Sprngs.)
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Palm Springs has a population of 48,697 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Palm Springs, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated April 20, 1938.
Palm Springs is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Palm Springs lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Palm Springs: (760) and (442)<4>
The ZIP codes for Palm Springs: 92262-92264, 92292<5>
Websites for Palm Springs ...
Official Website: www.ci.palm-springs.ca.us/
Junior League: www.jlpsdc.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Palm Springs had an population of 48,697 people. This is an increase of 9.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.76% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Palm Springs had a population of 44,552 people. This makes Palm Springs the county's 13th most populous community.
The population of Palm Springs represents 0.12% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 44,552 people, the population of Palm Springs increased 4.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 42,807 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Palm Springs.
Communities Also Named Palm Springs ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Palm Springs - they are located in Arizona and Florida (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Palm Springs.
Communities near Palm Springs ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Palm Springs.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Palm Springs. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Palm Springs.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Palm Springs. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Palm Springs.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Palm Springs. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Palm Springs.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palm Springs ...
Looking for more information about Palm Springs? 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 Palm Springs, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Palm Springs.
Adding Palm Springs to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Palm Springs in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Palm Springs was
We also found Palm Springs on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Palm Springs on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Palm Springs: www.ci.palm-springs.ca.us/
The official website for Riverside County: www.co.riverside.ca.us/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022