La Quinta, CA

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La Quinta, CA is a resort destination located in the Coachella Valley between the cities of Indian Wells and Indio.  It lies within the boundaries of Riverside County. Golf is a popular activity in La Quinta and players come from all over the World to play the courses located within the City. 

The Robb Report named La Quinta as one of the leading golf cities. The Quarry at La Quinta is one of the top 100 golf courses in the country.  The Bob Hope Classic is held on four courses within the city of La Quinta. The city-owned course SilverRock Golf Resort is one of those four courses.

With beautiful mountain vistas and temperate winter climate, La Quinta is a popular vacation destination.  The La Quinta Resort was built in 1927 as a get-a-way for the Hollywood elite. It is also the site of the first golf course build in the Coachella Valley.



Weather: La Quinta, CA receives less than 5” of rainfall per year.  Winter temperatures are mild, with the lows rarely drop below freezing.  The pleasant weather during the winter months attracts seasonal residents and visitors from areas with colder climates. In the summer months temperatures in La Quinta range from 100 to 115 F from May through the end of
September.  The average temperature is 75 F.

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La Quinta, CA Weather Facts (

  1. On average, the warmest month is July.
  2. The highest recorded temperature was 123°F in 1970.
  3. The average coolest month is December.
  4. The lowest recorded temperature was 13°F in 1937.

The maximum average precipitation occurs in January.

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Statistics & Facts

The average temperature in La Quinta is 75 F.
La Quinta is 56 feet above sea level.
Population is 44,421 permanent residents (as of 1/1/10); and 17,645 seasonal (2009).
Median income is $76,227.
La Quinta has 25 golf courses, 11 parks and several miles of bike and hiking trails.

Location Information:

150 miles northeast of San Diego
130 miles east of Los Angeles

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