La Quinta At A Glance

AT A GLANCE: La Quinta, CA

City Hall
78495 Calle Tampico, La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-7000
Chamber of Commerce
78371 Highway 111
(760) 564-3199
Population: 36,145
Median Age: 36.2
Family Households: 77%

La Quinta, California La Quinta, Gem of the Desert, is nestled in the foothills beneath the Santa Rosa Mountains. La Quinta's history began in 1926 with the opening of the La Quinta Resort and Club. The resort remains a travel destination to this day attracting golfers, spa and sun seekers and convention goers. In 1926 La Quinta was finally incorporated as a city. Like Indio, La Quinta is one of California's fastest growing cities.

The City of La Quinta, California plans many city-sponsored events: the annual Easter Egg Hunt, Dog Day and community picnics to name a few. Golfers enjoy the city's fine golf courses including PGA West and Trilogy, host to the SKINS Games. The widly popular La Quinta arts festival attracts visitors that come to marvel and purchase fine art from more that 250 American artists.

La Quinta residents and visitors have over five parks to frequent and enjoy:   
 *Fritz Burns Park, with lighted tennis courts and a water sculpture.      
*La Quinta Sports Complex, with ball-fields, playgrounds and basketball courts.     
*Adams and Eisenhower Parks, featuring a walking trail and playgrounds.     
*Frances Hack Park, consisting of a community building and basketball courts.      
*Lake Cahuilla County Park, a 135-acre reservoir offering camping, boating and hiking.

It is little wonder why La Quinta, CA is so popular with its sporting events, cultural activities, fine dinning and great shopping. For those of you desiring to live and play in La Quinta, CA you will find a terrific variety of older and new houses, attached homes, condos, rental and investment property.

Electricity: Imperial Irrigation District (760) 482-9600

Gas: Southern California Gas Company (800) 427-2200

Water: Coachella Valley Water District (760) 398-2651

Sanitation: Waste Management of the Desert (760) 340-2113

Cable: Time Warner Cable (800) 964-2783


Desert Sands Unified School District 47-950
Dune Palms Road
La Quinta, CA.



John Adams Elementary School  
50-800 Desert Club Drive 
La Quinta, CA 92253  


Amelia Earheart  
45-250 Dune Palms Road  
Indio, CA 92201  


Harry S Truman School  
78870 Avenue # 50  
La Quinta, CA 92253-2400  


 La Quinta Middle School  
78900 Avenue # 50  
La Quinta, CA 92253-2456  

High School  

 La Quinta High School  
79255 Westward Ho Dr.  
La Quinta, CA 92253-4244  

Post Secondary Education

 College of the Desert

The widely respected College of the Desert is a California state community college with its main campus in Palm Desert and an Eastern Valley campus in Indio. COD offers a new Internet Virtual Valley Center. The program of studies offers students e-mail communication with their virtual instructor, electronic bulletin boards, and chat rooms, to help students be successful in their course work. This is a terrific offering for students whose schedule or location does not allow them attendance in the traditional school setting.


Chapman University
California State University
San  Bernadino
Both schools have a Palm Desert Campus. They offer four-year university undergraduate degrees and master’s degrees. Their presence continues to grow.

The University of California, Riverside(UCR)

UCR has brought its reputation of excellence into the valley to share with local students. The offer a variety of programs. The school continues to expand its presence in the desert. 


 Post Office:
78670 Highway 111
(800) 275-8777


Fire: (760)564-2122 or 564-4351


Police: (760) 863-8990


78-275 Calle Tampico
(760) 564-4767


John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
47111 Monroe St, Indio
(760) 347-6191


Eisenhower Medical Center
39000 Bob Hope Dr.
Rancho Mirage
(760) 340-3911


 La Quinta Resort & Club - Dunes Course
50200 Avenue Vista Bonita
La Quinta, CA 92253


La Quinta Resort & Club - Mountain Course
50200 Avenue Vista Bonita
La Quinta, CA 92253 800-598-3828


Palm Royale Country Club
78259 Indigo Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 345-9701  


PGA WEST - Greg Norman Course
81405 Kingston Heath
La Quinta, CA 92253
(800) 598-3828  


PGA West - Jack Nicklaus Tournament Course
56150 PGA Blvd.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(800) 598-3828  


PGA West - TPC Stadium Course
56150 PGA Blvd.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(800) 598-3828  

SilverRock Resort - Arnold Palmer Classic
79179 Ahmanson Lane
La Quinta, CA 92253


Trilogy at La Quinta
60151 Trilogy Parkway
La Quinta, CA 92553


Club at PGA West - Arnold Palmer Private Course
55955 PGA Blvd.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 564-7100

Club at PGA West - Jack Nicklaus Private Course
55955 PGA Blvd.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 564-7100  

Club at PGA West - Weiskopf Course
55955 PGA Blvd.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 564-7100  


La Quinta Country Club
77750 50th Ave.
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 564-4151  


La Quinta Resort & Club - Stadium Course (Formerly Citrus)
50503 Jefferson St.
La Quinta, CA 92253


The Quarry at La Quinta
1 Quarry Lane
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-1111  


Rancho La Quinta Country Club
79325 Cascades Circle
La Quinta, CA 92253
(760) 777-7792


78505 Avenue 52
La Quinta, CA 92353
(760) 564-1067

Judy and Nelson Horn

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