Cathedral City acquired its name in the 1850´s by Henry Washington. It was derived from a small town just south of the town known as Cathedral Canyon and has since then became incorporated in 1981.
Located in Riverside County California and strategically centered between Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City presents a small town atmosphere with big city conveniences and desert resort style living. On average, 43,000 individuals have made Cathedral City their home!
Cathedral City stands true to a town surrounded in pride and confidence. Not only do residents obtain a fabulous place to live, they are also offered countless recreation and leisurely activities. Boasting of a million dollar IMAX Theater, Big League Dreams sports park, water recreation, fishing, tennis, four area parks for picnic and play, two championship golf courses amidst the Cimarrone Country Club, horseback riding through the scenic trails as well as riding lessons in one of the many equestrian stables, shopping adventures, entertainment, and fine dining among many others; there is something for the entire family to enjoy. Reflecting the nature and history of this wonderful area, visit the "Fountain of Life"! The three column structure blended in stone and tile and bound by sheep, lizards, tortoises, fish, wildflowers, and birds is the most notable attraction in Cathedral City and is a must see!
Cathedral City is open to future development and growth. Population growth over the years results in a strong economic base thus creating a growth in employment opportunities. An array of affordable housing is available with an estimated sales prices ranging from $50,000 - $160,000. Children within Cathedral City are offered a superior academic education in the finest schools. There are four elementary, two middle, and one high school. Continuing Education can be achieved at the local community college , or at the University of California at Riverside, University of Redlands, and the Claremont College all within a short commute.
Warm climate, resort style living, and countless amenities; Cathedral City is a wonderful place to work, live, and raise your family. Welcome Home!
Cathedral City Area Information
Land Area: 19.2 sq. mi.
Median Age: 32 Yr.