Barstow is a city located in the Comté of San Bernardino, in California, with the the United States. Its population was of 21.119 inhabitants to the census of 2000. It is a major regional center on the level of transport since several autouroutes, whose Interstate 15 and Interstate 40, converge there; and that two large stations of Sorting pertaining to the Union Pacific and BNSF Railway are installed there.
With the surge of minors in the area after the discovery of money in the Years 1860, of new ways of railroad were built to transport the goods in the Désert of Mojaves. The Santa Fe Railroad was set up in 1888 and passed through what was going to become Barstow; besides the city owes its name with a tycoon of the rail-bound transports, William Barstow Strong to which belonged the Santa Fe . The city appeared truly with the arrival of the highways.
Barstow is located at 34°52 ′ 35 ″ Northern, 117°2 ′ 5 Western ″.
According to the Bureau of the census of the United States the city has a surface of 87.0 km ².
Site of the city
- Mojave River Valley Museum
- Serves Dispatch Newspaper
- Centres of intêrets in the area
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