Biskra Palms, California

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Biskra Palms
Unincorporated community
Biskra Palms is located in California
Biskra Palms
Biskra Palms
Location in California
Biskra Palms is located in the US
Biskra Palms
Biskra Palms
Biskra Palms (the US)
Coordinates: 33°47′24″N 116°15′11″W / 33.79000°N 116.25306°W / 33.79000; -116.25306Coordinates: 33°47′24″N 116°15′11″W / 33.79000°N 116.25306°W / 33.79000; -116.25306
Country  United States
State  California
County Riverside County
Elevation[1] 95 m (312 ft)

Biskra Palms is an unincorporated community in Riverside County, California.[1] It lies at an elevation of 312 feet (95 m).[1] Biskra Palms is located 12.5 miles (20.1 km) east of Cathedral City.[2]

The name was bestowed after palms were imported from the Algerian city of Biskra.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Biskra Palms, California
  2. ^ a b Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 1395. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.