Palm Springs, California

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City of Palm Springs
Aerial view of south west Palm Springs (facing south), with the Canyon Country Club in the center
Aerial view of south west Palm Springs (facing south), with the Canyon Country Club in the center
Location in Riverside County
Location in Riverside County
Coordinates: 33°49′26″N 116°31′49″W / 33.82389°N 116.53028°W / 33.82389; -116.53028Coordinates: 33°49′26″N 116°31′49″W / 33.82389°N 116.53028°W / 33.82389; -116.53028
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyRiverside
Government
 • MayorSteve Pougnet
Area
 • Total94.975 sq mi (245.984 km2)
 • Land94.116 sq mi (243.761 km2)
 • Water0.859 sq mi (2.224 km2)  0.90%
Elevation
440 ft (146 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total44,552
 • Density470/sq mi (180/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
92262–92264
Area code(s)760 (with a 442 overlay)
FIPS code06-55254
GNIS feature ID1652768
Websitewww.palmsprings-ca.gov

Palm Springs, California is a city in Riverside County, California. As of 2010, 44,552 people lived there. It is one of the largest cities in the Coachella Valley. Palm Springs and the surrounding area have many retirement communities (places where retired people live). The city and surrounding area have almost 100 golf courses.

Palm Springs has a hot desert climate (BWh in the Köppen climate classification).

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