Lancaster, California

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Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California.wikipedia
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Antelope Valley

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Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California.
The principal cities in the Antelope Valley are Palmdale and Lancaster.

Mojave Desert

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Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California.
The central part of the desert is sparsely populated, while its peripheries support large communities such as Las Vegas, Barstow, Lancaster, Palmdale, Victorville, and St. George.

Palmdale, California

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Lancaster is part of a twin city complex with its southern neighbor Palmdale, and together they are the principal cities within the Antelope Valley region. Some cities and communities within the trading area of Lancaster include Palmdale, Rosamond, Lake Los Angeles, Quartz Hill, Ridgecrest, and Santa Clarita.
Together with its immediate northern neighbor, the city of Lancaster, the Palmdale/Lancaster urban area had an estimated population of 513,547 as of 2013.

Edwards Air Force Base

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From the 1980s through the end of the program, Edwards Air Force Base, by then renamed, hosted a limited number of landings of the Space Shuttle.
Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) is a United States Air Force installation located in Kern County in southern California, about 22 mi northeast of Lancaster, 15 mi east of Rosamond and 5.5 mi south of California City.

Twin cities

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Lancaster is part of a twin city complex with its southern neighbor Palmdale, and together they are the principal cities within the Antelope Valley region.

California State Prison, Los Angeles County

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Lancaster State Prison opened in 1993 and before that Los Angeles County hosted no prisons but accounted for forty percent of California's state-prison inmates.
California State Prison, Los Angeles County (LAC) is a male-only state prison located in the city of Lancaster, in Los Angeles County, California.

War Eagle Field

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War Eagle Field is a former airfield located in the Mojave Desert, about 5 mi west of central Lancaster.
War Eagle Field is a former airfield located in the Mojave Desert, about 5 mi west of Lancaster, California.

Ridgecrest, California

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Some cities and communities within the trading area of Lancaster include Palmdale, Rosamond, Lake Los Angeles, Quartz Hill, Ridgecrest, and Santa Clarita.
It is approximately 82 mi from the Lancaster/Palmdale area, 110 mi from Bakersfield, and 120 mi from San Bernardino, the three nearest major urban centers.

List of largest California cities by population

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As of the 2010 census it had a population of 156,633, and in 2018 the population was estimated at 159,053, making Lancaster the 33rd largest city in California.

Quartz Hill, California

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Some cities and communities within the trading area of Lancaster include Palmdale, Rosamond, Lake Los Angeles, Quartz Hill, Ridgecrest, and Santa Clarita.
The name is also shared with the neighboring district areas of its border cities, Palmdale, and Lancaster.

Los Angeles County, California

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Lancaster is a charter city in northern Los Angeles County, in the Antelope Valley of the western Mojave Desert in Southern California.

Rosamond, California

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Some cities and communities within the trading area of Lancaster include Palmdale, Rosamond, Lake Los Angeles, Quartz Hill, Ridgecrest, and Santa Clarita.
It is also 13 mi south of Mojave, and 11 mi north of Lancaster at an elevation of 2342 feet.

Lake Los Angeles, California

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Some cities and communities within the trading area of Lancaster include Palmdale, Rosamond, Lake Los Angeles, Quartz Hill, Ridgecrest, and Santa Clarita.
According to the Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance report of 2009, the Palmdale / Lancaster urban area has a population of 483,998, which Lake Los Angeles is a part of.

California State Route 14

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Lancaster is located approximately 70 mi north (via I-5 and SR 14) of downtown Los Angeles, and is near the Kern County line. Residents of these desert cities and unincorporated communities share Sierra Highway, Angeles Forest Highway, Angeles Crest Highway (State Route 2), and the Antelope Valley Freeway (State Route 14) for commutes to the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles Basin.
The southern part of the constructed route is a busy commuter freeway serving and connecting the cities of Santa Clarita, Palmdale, and Lancaster to the rest of the Greater Los Angeles area.

Aerospace Walk of Honor

The city is also home to the Lancaster Aerospace Walk of Honor.
The Aerospace Walk of Honor in Lancaster, California, USA, honors test pilots who have contributed to aviation and space research and development.

General William J. Fox Airfield

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The Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance describes five areas as business and industrial parks in the city of Lancaster: Fox Field Industrial Corridor (adjacent to the General William J. Fox Airfield) along Avenue G, North Valley Industrial Center, Lancaster Business Park, Enterprise Business Park, Centerpoint Business Park, and the Southern Amargosa Industrial Area.
General William J. Fox Airfield is a county-owned, public airport in Los Angeles County, California, five miles northwest of Lancaster, California.

California City, California

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In 2005, Hyundai Motor Co. announced the grand opening of a 4,300-acre, $60 million "Proving Ground," a state-of-the-art testing facility for cars and sports utility vehicles in nearby California City.
Located in the northern Antelope Valley in Kern County, California, the city is 18 mi northwest of Edwards Air Force Base, 28 mi east of Tehachapi, 40 mi north of Lancaster, 49 mi southwest of Ridgecrest, 67 mi east of the city of Bakersfield, and 101 mi north of the city of Los Angeles.

Lancaster JetHawks

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It has been home to the Lancaster JetHawks, a California League Class A Advanced minor league baseball team, for the last twenty years.
The Lancaster JetHawks are a minor league baseball team of the California League located in Lancaster, California.

BYD K9

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These include a 120,000-square-foot BYD electric bus manufacturing facility, as well as a separate 44,000-square-foot energy storage system (large scale battery) manufacturing facility.
BYD built and operates an electric bus factory in Lancaster, California, US.

Paraclete High School

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Forrest Hull Park, located near the southern border of the city on its west side and across the street from Paraclete High School, is a popular dog park where local residents frequently gather to allow their dogs to play and exercise together.
Paraclete High School is a private Roman Catholic college preparatory high school in Lancaster, California, affiliated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Hangar (Lancaster, California)

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In 1996, the city built Lancaster Municipal Stadium (now The Hangar).
The Hangar, also known as Lancaster Municipal Stadium and formerly known as Clear Channel Stadium, is a stadium in Lancaster, California.

High Desert (California)

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The Prime Desert Woodland Preserve, located in West Lancaster, is a facility dedicated to preserving the pristine beauty of the High Desert and educating residents about their environment through nature walks and educational programs at its unique Interpretive Center.
The major metropolitan centers in the region are primarily centered on the cities of Lancaster and Victorville.

Bakersfield, California

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It is separated from the Los Angeles Basin by the San Gabriel Mountains to the south, and from Bakersfield and the San Joaquin Valley by the Tehachapi Mountains to the north.
As of fall 2017, over 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students attended CSUB, at either the main campus in Bakersfield or the satellite campus, Antelope Valley Center in Lancaster, California.

Lancaster School District (California)

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There are three elementary school districts in Lancaster: Eastside Union School District, Westside Union School District, and Lancaster School District.
The Lancaster School District is a school district that serves a major part of the city of Lancaster, California (USA).

Sierra Highway

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Residents of these desert cities and unincorporated communities share Sierra Highway, Angeles Forest Highway, Angeles Crest Highway (State Route 2), and the Antelope Valley Freeway (State Route 14) for commutes to the San Fernando Valley and Los Angeles Basin.
Upon exiting the mountains, Sierra Highway enters the Antelope Valley and serves as one of the main streets of Palmdale, Lancaster, and Rosamond.