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City of Palmdale

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General Law city
Incorporated: August 24, 1962
City Hall: 38300 N Sierra Hwy, Palmdale, California 93550
Website: www.cityofpalmdale.org
Population (2020 Census): 169,450 (Also see latest State Population Estimates and Earlier decennial Census Counts).
Population Under Age 18 (2020 Census): 27.8%
Population Density (2020 Census): 1,597.6 persons per square mile
Housing Units: 49,686
Persons Per Housing Unit: 3.4
Land Area: 106.06 square miles (274.70 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.24 square miles (0.63 square kilometers)
Total Area: 106.31 square miles (275.34 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 34.591038 -118.105403

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Named for the local Joshua Trees that were sometimes called Yucca Palms (not a true palm). The name came from German Lutherans who settled the area in 1886 and called it Palmenthal. The name was changed to Palmdale in 1890.

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City of Palmdale

Also see sister city Lancaster in the Antelope Valley.

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