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     1. The community of Newberry Springs, east of Barstow, has hosted championship water-skiing competitions.  
     2. Redlands got its name from the red soil in the area.  
     3. Despite being predominantly desert, San Bernardino has more area covered by water than 38 of the other counties in the state. (Being the largest county, it also has the most area covered by land!)  
     4. San Bernardino City was started in 1851 by Mormons as part of a plan for a series of outposts to the sea.  
     5. Baldwin Lake is named after "Lucky" Baldwin who owned a nearby gold mine.  
     6. The tallest thermometer in the World is in Baker  
     7. The world's oldest known living plant is in San Bernardino County.  
     8. The U.S.'s most modern railroad switching yard is in Colton.  
     9. The least amount of rainfall received in a year occurred in 1913 at Bagdad, California.  
     10. Zzyzx is a real place.  
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