Victorville, California

San Bernardino County


Victorville is a city in San Bernardino County in the U.S. state of California, United States, with 95,400 inhabitants ( 2006). The geographic coordinates are: 34.52 ° N, 117.33 ° West. The metropolitan area has a size of 189.8 km ² and is located approximately 100 km northeast of Los Angeles, 70 km east of Palmdale and 50 km north of San Bernardino.

In Victorville is the Southern California Logistics Airport, a planned large cargo hub which, however, has to date hardly found customers. Furthermore, is there an aircraft recovery operation ( see also Marana ). From 1943 to 1989, the George Air Force Base was operated here by the U.S. Air Force.


Approx. 1885 Victor community was founded at this place, named after the superintendent of the California Southern Railroad Co. Jacob Nash Victor.

1901 - the name of the village was changed at the behest of the Union Post Offices in Victorville to avoid confusion with the same name occurring in Victor Colorado ( zip codes 1901, there were not ).

September 21, 1962 Victorville officially named as a " community of California " with 8,110 inhabitants ( which is about the city law in Germany )

Sons and daughters of the town