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Palmdale, CA

Palmdale, CA

Palmdale, CA

Moving to Palmdale, CA – “A Place to Call Home”
If you’re moving to Palmdale you’ll be joining 152,750 other residents who love their city, the first community to incorporate into the Antelope Valley. Palmdale has been consistently ranked as one of the top 25 fastest growing cities in the United States for the past 25 years; the sixth largest city in Los Angeles County. It may interest you to know that Palmdale is separated from Los Angeles by the San Gabriel Mountain range and that it is known for its family-oriented community and high quality of life.

Moving to Palmdale – What’s in store

Getting around in Palmdale. The Antelope Valley Freeway is the major North-South highway in Palmdale that leads to major cities such as Los Angeles and Mojave, with State Route 138 serving as the major East-West highway. Travelers commonly choose state Route 18 as a route connecting to the city of Las Vegas. A network of bike paths are in formation in the city of Palmdale as part of a highway renovation project, with major paths located on Avenue S and Sierra Highway. The closest airport that serves Palmdale is LA/Palmdale Regional Airport, although there is currently no commercial airline traffic; the Palmdale Airport Authority has been enacted to better develop air service in the High Desert. Antelope Valley Transit Authority serves as the city’s bus system, along with Amtrak, Greyhound Bus, and a Metrolink commuter rail station. (Average commute: 41.5 minutes)

Dining in Palmdale. Uozumi Restaurant is Palmdale’s diamond in the rough. For quality service and a moderately priced menu, Uozumi is the premier destination for sushi and other Japanese cuisine in Palmdale. For the adventurous foodie, George’s Inka Grill is ready to serve a variety of Peruvian dishes with great quality and hospitality. Best for lunch and dinner, this restaurant has a casual ambience that’s great for groups and children, and the menu is reasonably priced for the value of the cuisine—try the Ceviche! Other local favorite eateries in Palmdale include vegetarian-friendly Souplantation, Sharky’s Woodfired Mexican Grill, Best of Europe deli, Malhi’s Family Indian Cuisine and Famous Dave’s Barbecue.

Recreational Palmdale. There is always fun to be had with the right prerogative, and Palmdale is no exception. See for yourself why Palmdale is known as “aerospace capital of the world” at Aerospace Exploration Gallery or plan a day of water activities at DryTown Water Park. Antelope Valley Mall is the one-stop shopping destination for Palmdale residents, with all the famous department stores. The Marketplace at Palmdale is home to Best Buy, Lowe’s, Jamba Juice, Staples and more. Of course there’s always room for peaceful days at one of Palmdale’s many parks, a day trip to Lake Los Angeles or even a night out to see a Starlight Concert Series special—you can have it all in Palmdale!

The climate in Palmdale. Palmdale is located in the High Desert, which means hot, dry daytime and cool, breezy evenings. The city sees more than 300 days of pure sunshine per year, so be sure to pack your sunglasses when you move!  You will need them in sunny Palmdale, CA! Along with all that sun, there are sparse “summer storms” that are brief and beneficial. Summer temperatures in Palmdale average out in the 90s until midnight when the average is mid 70s. Winter and spring are very wet and can be very cold in the desert, but temperatures range from the 50s to the 80s between the two seasons. Fall is a very brief transition period with warm days and colder nights; the leaves fall quickly.


Moving to Palmdale, California – New Resident Links
City of Palmdale, CA- City Website
City Utilities
City Departments
Palmdale Chamber
Palmdale School District

The service center for Palmdale, CA is located in Fontana, CA.

Information about Palmdale, CA

Est. Population: 152750
County: Los Angeles
Latitude: 34.5833
Longitude: -118.1167
Zip Codes: 93550