Swiss and German descendants established the area of Palmdale during the late 1800s. They were looking for a place close to the ocean with palm trees. When they saw the local Joshua trees, the thought they found what they were seeking. They named the area after these so-called palm trees. Today, the town is filled with people that love the beauty and affordability of the area. In fact, the affordability of the region has made it a top city among California residents. For years, it has been a fast growing area as homebuyers seek permanent residences that are close to Los Angeles. Several residents commute to Los Angeles for work. They use the local Highway 14, which is a convenient connection from Palmdale to Los Angeles.

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Many homebuyers in search of an affordable California home in Los Angeles County are interested in the city of Palmdale. This area is located next to the San Gabriel Mountains. It was the first community developed in the Antelope Valley. Today, the Palmdale/Lancaster area is home to over 500,000 residents. It is one of the most populated areas throughout all of California. Residents love the neighborhoods, decent size homes, and the beautiful views. Homebuyers can choose from a variety of home styles, including luxury homes and mobile homes.

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