Victor Valley is a subregion of Southern California, north of the San Bernardino Mountains in the Mojave Desert. It is located in San Bernardino County and situated east of the Antelope Valley and north of the Cucamonga Valley. The Victor Valley is part of the Inland Empire subregion of the Greater Los Angeles Area. Out of 4 incorporated cities, the largest one is Victorville.
Cities and towns
The Victor Valley contains only four incorporated towns and cities, but has 15 unincorporated communities. Adding the population of them all, the Victor Valley is about the same size as the city of Oakland. The Victor Valley has an estimated population of 390,000. The densest population is in a 10-mile radius from Victorville in a rural desert region.
Over 100,000 population
- Victorville (population 121,096)
Over 50,000 population
Over 20,000 population
- Adelanto (population 31,765)
Under 20,000 population
- Daggett, California
- El Mirage
- Lucerne Valley (technically in its own geographic valley, but in the civic/economic sense a part of the Victor Valley)
- Newberry Springs
- Oak Hills
- Oro Grande
- Pinon Hills
- Spring Valley Lake (inside of Victorville)
- Calico Ghost Town near Barstow
- Victor Valley Museum and Art Gallery in Apple Valley
- Mojave Narrows Regional Park in Victorville
- The Route 66 Museum in Victorville
- Skiing in Wrightwood
- Interstate 15 - the main freeway through the Victor Valley.
- U.S. Route 395
- State Route 18
- Interstate 40 - starts in Barstow
Public transportation is provided by the Victor Valley Transit Authority in most of the Victor Valley, and by Barstow Area Transit in Barstow and its surrounding areas. The two systems connect to each other Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday the service is called B-V Link. Amtrak serves Victorville and Barstow with once-daily trips on the Southwest Chief, and connecting Amtrak California Thruway bus service several times daily. Similarly, Greyhound Lines serves Victorville and Barstow.
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