Country: United States
Palm Springs by the Numbers: Population: 45,000 Elevation: 474 feet Average Winter Temperature: 57 degrees F Average Summer Temperature: 115 degrees F
Quick Facts: Major Industries: hot springs, desert, tourism, agriculture, natural resources Ethnic Mix: White 78.3%; Asian 8.86%; black 3.93%; other 8.91% Electricity: 120 volts, 60 cycles, AC Time Zone: PST Country Dialing Code: 1 Area Code: 760
Did You Know? More than 2000 years ago, Palm Springs' first residents were the ancestors of today's Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.
Orientation: Palm Springs is in the Southern California desert, about 107 miles east/southeast of Los Angeles and 135 miles north east of San Diego. Protected by mountains on three sides, the scenic village of Palm Springs is in the Coachella Valley, 487 feet above sea level.