Known as the “Key City” due its convenient location and rapid development, Victorville’s idyllic desert climate and affordable real estate make it a prime location for enjoying all Southern California has to offer.
Incorporated in 1962, Victorville was originally named Victor after the pioneer, Jacob Nash Victor. As construction superintendent of the California Southern Railway, he assisted with the creation of a Pacific Coast terminal for the Santa Fe Route. In 1895, the town was renamed Victorville by the U.S. Post Office. Since its founding, Victorville has grown from a community of 8,000 residents covering 10 square miles, to a vibrant community of over 100,000 residents now encompassing over 74 square miles.
Situated 90 miles northeast of Los Angeles in the beautiful Victor Valley of San Bernardino County, Victorville puts the best of Southern California at your doorstep. The area is roughly 1 hour from Big Bear, 1 ½ hours from Los Angeles, 2 hours from Palm Springs, 2 ½ hours from San Diego and 3 hours from Las Vegas. Victorville is also just 45 minutes from Ontario Airport, and easily accessible by Interstate 15 as well as Highway 395.
Victorville Real Estate
A pleasant climate, affordable cost of living, and a convenient location make Victorville a popular choice among commuters and young families. Strong overall home appreciation continues to make Victorville a smart investment. No matter your taste or budget, Victorville’s real estate offers something for everyone.
Victorville features a variety of housing options from quaint ranch style homes to more modern custom homes and upscale lakefront homes. Families are drawn to Victorville for its wealth of affordable, spacious homes, many located within walking distance of parks, shopping, and restaurants. Buyers looking for more space and privacy will find that the area’s new construction provides larger lots in a more secluded setting.
The average home price in Victorville ranges from $100,000 to $200,000. More upscale properties and lakefront homes range from $200,000 - $350,000. Buyers with a budget over $350,000 can afford a spectacular estate at a fraction of the price compared to areas closer to Los Angeles.
Life in Victorville
Located in one of the most beautiful parts of California, Victorville delightfully blends a desert landscape with urban amenities. Victorville’s idyllic setting in the High Desert portion of the Victor Valley allows you to experience all four seasons of beautiful California weather. Throughout the year, Victorville is home to many fairs, theater events, and recreational activities for residents to enjoy. Residents enjoy plenty of shopping opportunities in Victorville, especially the Mall of Victor Valley. The mall features over one hundred specialty stores and a variety of department stores, eateries, and a movie theater.
Victorville is home to some of the best schools in the San Bernardino County. Victorville has three public school districts that include fifteen high schools, nineteen middle schools, and thirty four elementary schools. There is also an abundance of excellent private schools.
One must-see attraction in Victorville is the impressive Route 66 Museum. Located on Route 66, it offers a collection of historic relics and prints associated with Route 66 and its surrounding neighborhoods. Another favorite local springtime attraction is the San Bernardino County Fair. Residents delight in the fair’s variety of fun rides, farm animal contests, exhibitions, rodeo, and demolition derby.
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