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About The City of Adelanto California

The City of Adelanto – Known to the High Desert as “The City with Unlimited Possibilities.” Adelanto was founded in 1915 by E.H. Richardson, the inventor of what became the Hotpoint Electric Iron.  He sold his patent, purchased land, and planned to develop one of the first master planned communities in Southern California.  While Richardson never fully realized his dream, it was his planning that laid the foundation for what is currently the City of Adelanto.

Adelanto is a city in San Bernardino County, California about 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Victorville. The population was 31,765 at the 2010 census, up from 18,130 at the 2000 census.