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The City of Palmdale is 104 square miles and is located in the southern region of the Antelope Valley just 60 miles from downtown Los Angeles off the Antelope Valley Freeway (State Highway 14).

Palmdale statistics
Date of incorporation Aug. 24, 1962
Population (as of Jan. 1, 2018) 158,605
Registered voters 53,134
Residential units 52,115
Number of business licenses 9,730
Annual sales tax revenue $19 million

Climate
Average temperature (January) 56 degrees
Average temperature (July) 98 degrees
Average rainfall 8 inches
Average snowfall 4 inches
Longitude 118 degrees 6 min. 30 sec. west
Latitude 34 degrees 35 min. 30 sec. north
Winds Average 7-10 mph (predominantly from the southwest)
Elevation 2,600 feet

Source: www.CityofPalmdale.org