The County of San Bernardino (also referred to as the Inland Empire Region), is the largest county in the contiguous U.S. at just over 20,000 square miles. The County population tops 2,000,000. The High Desert region, consisting of the cities of Adelanto, Apple Valley, Barstow, Hesperia, Victorville and surrounding areas of unincorporated San Bernardino County, has an estimated population of 442,000. Offering easy transportation access to greater Southern California via Interstate 15 freeway and US Highway 395, a diverse labor ready work force, affordable housing and cost-of-living, the High Desert is an ideal locale for a variety of business endeavors.

Below is a wealth of information including community profiles, local resources, statistical data and business and industry links.

City of Adelanto

City of Adelanto Home Page
Planning Department
Economic Development Department
Zoning Map
Municipal Code
Southern California Association of Governments Adelanto Profile
Adelanto Chamber of Commerce

Town of Apple Valley

Town of Apple Valley Home Page
Community Development Department
Engineering Department
Zoning Map
Municipal Code
Southern California Association of Governments Apple Valley Profile
Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce

City of Barstow

City of Barstow Home Page
Economic Development Department
Redevelopment Projects
Zoning Map
Municipal Code
Southern California Association of Governments Barstow Profile
Barstow Chamber of Commerce

City of Hesperia

City of Hesperia Home Page
Development Department
Engineering Department
Economic Development / Redevelopment Agency
Zoning Map
 Municipal Code
Southern California Associate of Government Hesperia Profile
Hesperia Chamber of Commerce

City of Victorville

City of Victorville Home Page
Development Department
Engineering Department
Redevelopment Agency
Zoning Map
Municipal Code
Southern California Association of Governments Victorville Profile
Victor Valley Chamber of Commerce

Unincorporated San Bernardino County Areas

County of San Bernardino Home Page
Land Use Services
Engineering and Architecture Department
Economic Development Department
Zoning Maps
Southern California Association of Governments County of San Bernardino Profile

Southwest Gas
Southern California Edison
Verizon
Charter Communications
High Desert Daily News
Victorville Daily Press
Mojave Desert Air Quality Management District (MDAQMD)
Mojave Water Agency

U.S. Bureau of Analysis, State & Regional Data
California Statistical Abstract 
Competitive Analytics – County Economic Power Rankings (pdf file)

California Dept. of Real Estate, License Check
California Secretary of State, Business Name Search
IEEP (Inland Empire Economic Partnership)

Source: State of California, Department of Finance, E-1: Population Estimate with Annual Percentage Change- January 1, 2007 and 2008. Sacramento, California, May 2008
Source: Inland Empire Economic Snapshot, Inland Empire Economic Summit website, http://www.ieep.com/IEEC/Index.html