Palm Desert CA

Palm Desert CA is a city in Riverside County in California. The population was 48,445 at the 2010 census, up from 41,155 at the 2000 census. The golf industry is important to both Indio and Palm Desert CA .

Palm Desert CA is named for its palms (Washingtonia robusta).

Palm Desert CA has an arid climate.

Palm Desert CA is part of the Coachella Valley desert to the lower elevations are covered by scrub brush.

Palm Desert CA is named for its palms (Washingtonia robusta). It was one of the early resort communities in California, which came into prominence after World War II when Hollywood movie stars began building large homes and winter mansions along newly-paved streets. Palme Desert CA is known as “The Home of Champions” because golfers such as Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson , Ernie Els , Laura Davies , Jack Nicklaus , Lorena Ochoa and Rory McIlroy have all moved to Palm Desert CA . The climate is arid with around 3 inches of annual rainfall and summer temperatures that can exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Palm Desert CA is located in Riverside County, California . Palm Desert CA is basically flat, with numerous “washes” and wide fairways. The elevation at City Hall is just over 200 feet above sea level. The peaks of some surrounding mountains reach to 1,000-2,500 feet above the valley floor.