Valyermo, California

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Valyermo, California
Post Office in Valyermo
Post Office in Valyermo
Location within Los Angeles County
Location within Los Angeles County
Valyermo, California is located in the United States
Valyermo, California
Valyermo, California
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°26′46″N 117°51′08″W / 34.44611°N 117.85222°W / 34.44611; -117.85222Coordinates: 34°26′46″N 117°51′08″W / 34.44611°N 117.85222°W / 34.44611; -117.85222
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
Area code661

Valyermo (Spanish: "Barren Valley")[1] is an unincorporated community located in the Mojave Desert, in Los Angeles County, California. The community has a population of about 450[citation needed].


Valyermo is located about 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Palmdale in the Antelope Valley portion of Southern California. The ZIP code for Valyermo is 93563 and the area code 661.

About Valyermo[edit]

"Valyermo" is a contraction of the Spanish words "valle yermo", or "barren valley".

St. Andrew's Abbey is a Roman Catholic monastery (Benedictine) located in the foothills of the Antelope Valley in Valyermo.

Dan Empfield, one of the instrumental figures in the development of the sport of triathlon, resides in Valyermo.[citation needed]


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View to ranch house across the lake at Saint Andrew's Abbey