Arnold Heights, California

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Arnold Heights
Unincorporated community
Arnold Heights is located in California
Arnold Heights
Arnold Heights
Arnold Heights is located in the US
Arnold Heights
Arnold Heights
Location in California
Coordinates: 33°53′37″N 117°16′44″W / 33.89361°N 117.27889°W / 33.89361; -117.27889Coordinates: 33°53′37″N 117°16′44″W / 33.89361°N 117.27889°W / 33.89361; -117.27889
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside County
Elevation[1] 475 m (1,558 ft)

Arnold Heights is an unincorporated community in Riverside County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 1558 feet (475 m).[1] Arnold Heights is located 8 miles (12.9 km) southeast of Riverside.[2]

The settlement began in 1945 on land that used to be Camp Haan, that was developed into residences for personnel assigned to the March Air Force Base.[2] The name "Arnold" honors General Henry H. Arnold.[2]

The typical home in Arnold Heights was about 1,000 square feet with a small carport. Front lawns were watered, back yards were desert. All of Arnold Heights has been bulldozed and it no longer exists.


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arnold Heights, California
  2. ^ a b c Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1390. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.