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Welcome to Rancho Mirage ...

The city of Rancho Mirage is located in Riverside County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rancho Mirage has a population of 18,724 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Rancho Mirage, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated August 3, 1973.

Rancho Mirage is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rancho Mirage: (760) and (442)<4>

The ZIP code for Rancho Mirage: 92270<5>

Websites for Rancho Mirage ...

Official Website: www.ci.rancho-mirage.ca.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rancho Mirage had an population of 18,724 people. This is an increase of 8.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rancho Mirage had a population of 17,218 people. This makes Rancho Mirage the county's 23rd most populous community.

The population of Rancho Mirage represents 0.05% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 308th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,218 people, the population of Rancho Mirage increased 29.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,249 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rancho Mirage.

Communities near Rancho Mirage ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rancho Mirage.

  • Indio [Riverside County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indio
    • Indio [Riverside County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Rancho Mirage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 91,919 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indio
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indio<7>
  • Palm Springs [Riverside County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palm Springs
    • Palm Springs [Riverside County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Rancho Mirage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,929 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palm Springs<7>
  • Coachella [Riverside County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coachella
    • Coachella [Riverside County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Rancho Mirage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,564 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coachella
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coachella<7>
  • La Quinta [Riverside County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Quinta
    • La Quinta [Riverside County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Rancho Mirage
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Quinta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Quinta<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Desert Hot Springs [Riverside County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Desert Hot Springs
      • Desert Hot Springs [Riverside County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Rancho Mirage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Desert Hot Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Desert Hot Springs<7>
    • Cathedral City [Riverside County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cathedral City
      • Cathedral City [Riverside County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Rancho Mirage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,678 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cathedral City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cathedral City<7>
    • Indian Wells [Riverside County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Wells
      • Indian Wells [Riverside County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Rancho Mirage
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,544 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Wells
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Indian Wells<7>
    • Palm Desert Country [Riverside County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palm Desert Country
      • Palm Desert Country [Riverside County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Rancho Mirage
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palm Desert Country have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palm Desert Country
    • Thousand Palms [Riverside County]
    • Bermuda Dunes [Riverside County]

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 Rancho Mirage. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rancho Mirage.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Rancho Mirage. 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 Rancho Mirage.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Rancho Mirage. See our Newspapers Page for Rancho Mirage.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rancho Mirage ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rancho Mirage: www.ci.rancho-mirage.ca.us/

The official website for Riverside County: www.co.riverside.ca.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Riverside, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rancho Mirage.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rancho Mirage - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).
<5>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 Rancho Mirage). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rancho Mirage or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rancho Mirage) 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 Rancho Mirage. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rancho MirageOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rancho Mirage. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7413, Longitude: -116.4124    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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