Twentynine Palms, California

San Bernardino County


Twentynine Palms ( also sometimes referred to with 29 Palms ) is a city in San Bernardino County in the south of the U.S. state of California, United States, with 27,500 inhabitants ( 2006). The metropolitan area has a size of 142.0 km ².


Twentynine Palms is located in the Mojave Desert. The average altitude of the city from 607 meters above sea level. NN means that it is exactly at the junction of the two climatic zones Low Desert Desert and High Desert.


Twentynine Palms was named for the palm trees, the Col. Henry Washington in 1852 found in his geographical researches.

Joshua Tree National Park

The city lies on the northern edge of Joshua Tree National Park; one of the three inputs Park (North Entrance) is located here.