Coachella Valley

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The Coachella Valley is a desert valley in Southern California that extends approximately 45 mi in Riverside County southeast from the San Bernardino Mountains to the northern shore of the Salton Sea.wikipedia
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Southern California

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The Coachella Valley is a desert valley in Southern California that extends approximately 45 mi in Riverside County southeast from the San Bernardino Mountains to the northern shore of the Salton Sea.
Southern California includes the heavily built-up urban area which stretches along the Pacific coast from Ventura through Greater Los Angeles down to Greater San Diego (the contiguous urban area in fact continuing into Tijuana, Mexico), and inland to the Inland Empire and Coachella Valley (Palm Springs area).

Palm Springs, California

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The valley contains the resort cities of Palm Springs and Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage, Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells and Cathedral City, with a total population of almost 500,000 in April, declining to around 200,000 in July and rising to around 800,000 by January.
Palm Springs (Cahuilla: Se-Khi; Serrano: Horqaniv) is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley.

Salton Sea

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The Coachella Valley is a desert valley in Southern California that extends approximately 45 mi in Riverside County southeast from the San Bernardino Mountains to the northern shore of the Salton Sea.
The Salton Sea is a shallow, saline, endorheic rift lake located directly on the San Andreas Fault, predominantly in the U.S. state of California's Imperial and Coachella valleys.

Indio, California

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The valley contains the resort cities of Palm Springs and Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage, Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells and Cathedral City, with a total population of almost 500,000 in April, declining to around 200,000 in July and rising to around 800,000 by January. Hispanic Americans are long established in Palm Springs' central and eastern sections, and have constituted the majority of the populations of Indio and Coachella for many decades.
Indio is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Coachella Valley of Southern California's Colorado Desert region.

Riverside County, California

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The Coachella Valley is a desert valley in Southern California that extends approximately 45 mi in Riverside County southeast from the San Bernardino Mountains to the northern shore of the Salton Sea.
The resort cities of Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Rancho Mirage, and Desert Hot Springs are all located in the Coachella Valley region of central Riverside County.

Palm Desert, California

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The valley contains the resort cities of Palm Springs and Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage, Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells and Cathedral City, with a total population of almost 500,000 in April, declining to around 200,000 in July and rising to around 800,000 by January.
Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, in the Coachella Valley, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Palm Springs, 121 miles (194 km) northeast of San Diego and 122 miles (196 km) east of Los Angeles.

Imperial Valley

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It is the northernmost extent of the vast trough that includes the Salton Sea, the Imperial Valley and the Gulf of California.
To the north is the Coachella Valley region of Riverside County, which together with Imperial Valley form the Salton Trough, or the Cahuilla Basin, also the county line of Imperial and Riverside counties, and to the south the international boundary with the U.S. state of California and Baja California.

Indian Wells, California

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The valley contains the resort cities of Palm Springs and Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage, Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells and Cathedral City, with a total population of almost 500,000 in April, declining to around 200,000 in July and rising to around 800,000 by January.
Indian Wells is a city in Riverside County, California, in the Coachella Valley.

Rancho Mirage, California

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The valley contains the resort cities of Palm Springs and Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage, Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells and Cathedral City, with a total population of almost 500,000 in April, declining to around 200,000 in July and rising to around 800,000 by January.
Located between Cathedral City and Palm Desert, it is one of the nine cities of the Coachella Valley (Palm Springs area).

Cathedral City, California

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The valley contains the resort cities of Palm Springs and Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage, Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells and Cathedral City, with a total population of almost 500,000 in April, declining to around 200,000 in July and rising to around 800,000 by January.
Situated between Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, the city has the second largest population of the nine cities in the Coachella Valley (Palm Springs area) of Southern California, after Indio.

San Bernardino Mountains

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The Coachella Valley is a desert valley in Southern California that extends approximately 45 mi in Riverside County southeast from the San Bernardino Mountains to the northern shore of the Salton Sea.
The range divides three major physiographic regions: the highly urbanized Inland Empire to the southwest, the Coachella Valley in the southeast, and the Mojave Desert to the north.

Santa Rosa Mountains (California)

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It is approximately 15 mi wide along most of its length, bounded on the west by the San Jacinto Mountains and the Santa Rosa Mountains and on the north and east by the Little San Bernardino Mountains.
The Santa Rosa Mountains extend for approximately 30 mi along the western side of the Coachella Valley within Riverside, San Diego, and Imperial Counties in Southern California.

California State Route 111

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So too did the coming of State Highway 111 in the early 1930s, which cut a diagonal swath through the valley and connected all of its major settlements.
It is the main north-south route and retail corridor through the Coachella Valley, a part of the Colorado Desert in the southeastern corner of the state and a famous resort destination.

Coachella, California

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Hispanic Americans are long established in Palm Springs' central and eastern sections, and have constituted the majority of the populations of Indio and Coachella for many decades.
Coachella is a city in Riverside County, California; it is the easternmost city in the region known as the Coachella Valley (or the Palm Springs area).

San Gorgonio Pass

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The Coachella Valley connects with the core of the Greater Los Angeles area to the west via the San Gorgonio Pass, a major transportation corridor that includes Interstate 10 and the Union Pacific Railroad.
San Gorgonio Pass elevation 2600 ft, is a gap on the rim of the Great Basin between the San Bernardino Mountains to the north and the San Jacinto Mountains to the south just south of Beaumont, carrying Interstate 10 and the Union Pacific Railroad between the Los Angeles basin and the Coachella Valley.

San Jacinto Mountains

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It is approximately 15 mi wide along most of its length, bounded on the west by the San Jacinto Mountains and the Santa Rosa Mountains and on the north and east by the Little San Bernardino Mountains.
The Coachella Valley stretches along the eastern side of the range, including the cities of Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage.

Little San Bernardino Mountains

It is approximately 15 mi wide along most of its length, bounded on the west by the San Jacinto Mountains and the Santa Rosa Mountains and on the north and east by the Little San Bernardino Mountains.
The range transitions the separation from the Coachella Valley in the Colorado Desert on the south to the Mojave Desert on the north.

Inland Empire

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It is sometimes included in the Inland Empire region.
The term may be used to refer to the cities of western Riverside County and southwestern San Bernardino County, and sometimes includes the desert communities of Palm Springs and the rest of the Coachella Valley; a much broader definition includes all of Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

Cahuilla

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The prominence of Native Americans of the Cahuilla tribe is represented in local life; because of casino gambling and land ownership, the majority of local tribal members (Cahuilla pertaining to the Agua Caliente band and the Cabazon/Twentynine Palms bands) are in upper-income brackets.
Oral legends suggest that when the Cahuilla first moved into the Coachella Valley, a large body of water which geographers call Lake Cahuilla was in existence.

Stenopelmatus cahuilaensis

Coachella Valley Jerusalem Cricket
The species was found in the Coachella Valley and first published by Ernest R. Tinkham in September 1968, in The Great Basin Naturalist.

Coachella Canal

The Coachella Canal, a concrete-lined aqueduct built between 1938 and 1948 as a branch of the All-American Canal, brings water from the Colorado River to the Valley.
The Coachella Canal is a 122 mi aqueduct that conveys Colorado River water for irrigation northwest from the All-American Canal to the Coachella Valley north of the Salton Sea in Riverside County, California.

Thermal, California

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Unincorporated areas and towns include Cabazon in the San Gorgonio Pass, and Bermuda Dunes and Thousand Palms in the east end of the valley with Indio Hills, Sky Valley, North Palm Springs and Garnet along the northern rim along with Thermal, Vista Santa Rosa, Oasis and Mecca to the southeast.
Thermal is an unincorporated community within the Coachella Valley in Riverside County, California located approximately 25 miles southeast of Palm Springs and about 9.5 miles north of the Salton Sea.

Thousand Palms, California

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Unincorporated areas and towns include Cabazon in the San Gorgonio Pass, and Bermuda Dunes and Thousand Palms in the east end of the valley with Indio Hills, Sky Valley, North Palm Springs and Garnet along the northern rim along with Thermal, Vista Santa Rosa, Oasis and Mecca to the southeast.
Thousand Palms is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Coachella Valley of Riverside County, California, United States.

La Quinta, California

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The valley contains the resort cities of Palm Springs and Palm Desert, and Rancho Mirage, Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells and Cathedral City, with a total population of almost 500,000 in April, declining to around 200,000 in July and rising to around 800,000 by January.
La Quinta is a resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, specifically in the Coachella Valley between Indian Wells and Indio.

Greater Los Angeles

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The Coachella Valley connects with the core of the Greater Los Angeles area to the west via the San Gorgonio Pass, a major transportation corridor that includes Interstate 10 and the Union Pacific Railroad.
As a result, the regional definition of Greater Los Angeles can now be extended to include Barstow and surrounding towns in the northeast, the Morongo Basin in the east-central including Yucca Valley and Twentynine Palms, and the Coachella Valley cities in the southeast.