Winterhaven, California

Census-designated place (CDP) in Imperial County, California.

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Imperial County, California

County in the U.S. state of California.

Juan Bautista de Anza's famous expedition passed through the area in 1775.
Blue Angels
Mid-Winter Fair in Imperial, CA
The Algodones Dunes
Bighorn sheep at Palm Canyon in Anza-Borrego State Park
Mesquite Point at Imperial NWR
State Route 86 north of Salton City

Fort Yuma is located on the banks of the Colorado River in Winterhaven, California.

Interstate 8

Interstate Highway in the southwestern United States.

I-8 in San Diego, from the San Diego Trolley
A sign displaying the mileages on I-8 westbound in Gila Bend
A section of old US 80 (Wildwood Glen Lane) now closed to vehicular traffic west of Descanso Junction
I-8 in Alpine
I-8 in the Imperial Valley, 1972
I-10 approaching the eastern terminus of I-8
Business I-8 shield

I-8 then passes through Felicity and Winterhaven before crossing the Colorado River on a bridge into Yuma, Arizona.

Pilot Knob (Imperial County, California)

Peak in Imperial County, California.

Pilot Knob is located 8 mi southeast of Ogilby, It rises to an elevation of 876 ft. Pilot Knob is a rocky landform, geologically a Volcanic plug, west of Yuma, Arizona–Winterhaven, California; it is connected to the Cargo Muchacho Mountains, the central portion of the mountains being about 7 mi north.

TDS Telecom

American telecommunications company with headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin.

Winterhaven Telephone Co., Winterhaven, California

Los Algodones

City in Mexicali Municipality, Baja California.

The Andrade Port of Entry connects Los Algodones to Andrade, California.
Opticians and optometrist offices.

The warm, dry climate of the area attracts a number of older tourists from across the United States and Canada who settle during the winter in the nearby towns of Yuma, Arizona and Winterhaven, California.

El Centro, California

City and county seat of Imperial County, California, United States.

Juan Bautista de Anza's famous expedition into Alta California passed through the area in 1775.
The Algodones Dunes
The Imperial Valley, as seen from the Space Shuttle. North is to the upper right. The Salton Sea is at the center. The US-Mexican border is a diagonal in the lower left.
Aerial view of Imperial Valley and Salton Sea; El Centro is in the lower left.
Aerial photo of fields, with Mount Signal in background (2017)
El Centro, seen here from the International Space Station, lies just north of Calexico and Mexicali and the Mexico-US border.
Dogwood Bridge over Interstate 8 in El Centro
Imperial Valley Transit bus

Through a partnership between the Imperial County Transportation Commission (ICTC), the Yuma County Intergovernmental Public Transportation Authority (YCIPTA), and the Quechan Indian Tribe, Yuma County Area Transit Turquoise Route 10 buses stop at El Centro locations and connects the city to Winterhaven, California and Yuma, Arizona.

1965 in aviation

List of aviation-related events from 1965:

The Boeing 747

During filming of the movie The Flight of the Phoenix, American movie stunt pilot Paul Mantz is killed at Winterhaven, California, piloting the Tallmantz Phoenix P-1 – a unique plane built especially for the film – when it breaks in half and crashes after he goes to full throttle to recover from striking a small hillock. A stuntman standing behind Mantz in the cockpit suffers serious injuries.

Low Desert

Common name for any desert in California that is under 2,000 feet in altitude.

Gateway to Palm Springs, California as seen from above California State Route 62 in the Sonoran Desert, California.


Cargo Muchacho Mountains

The Cargo Muchacho Mountains are located in the southeast Colorado Desert in the Lower Colorado River Valley, in Imperial County, California in the United States.

Colorado Desert landscape

The range lies in a northwest-southeasterly direction, southeast of the Imperial Valley and northwest of the Colorado River and Yuma, AZ–Winterhaven, CA.

List of business routes of the Interstate Highway System

The Interstate Highway System of the United States, in addition to being a network of freeways, also includes a number of Business Routes assigned by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).

A rural stretch of I-5 in California; two lanes in each direction are separated by a large grassy median and cross-traffic is limited to overpasses and underpasses

State Bus. Route 8 (1)—Winterhaven, California and Yuma, Arizona