California City resides virtually in the center of Southern California.
Antelope Valley is the gateway to the High Sierras, only 205 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Bakersfield is 70 miles away, Santa Clarita is 80 miles down the road and Los Angeles is 100 miles to the Southwest. Victor Valley is 70 miles to the Southeast.
Closer to Home, there are major employment centers, movie theaters, shopping malls, restaurants, museums, public libraries and recreational facilities in surrounding communities including Lancaster and Palmdale.
There is something about the desert that generates an inner feeling of serenity and well-being. Whether a permanent resident or temporary guest, one cannot help but notice a change in temperament when exposed to the vastness, beauty and quiet of the rambling and sandy landscape.
Our Schools, are part of the Mojave Unified School District and have K to 12.
California City is quickly rising as one of the premier Off-Road destinations in California. With a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and hundreds of miles of roads and trails that connect into the adjacent BLM lands and provide access to three open areas, California City is not to be missed if you're an Off-Road enthusiast.