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1. The 14th longest river in California, the Amargosa, begins in San Bernardino County.  
2. 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!)  
3. Although he never was a resident there, Rancho Cucamonga has a statue of Jack Benny.  
4. Baldwin Lake is named after "Lucky" Baldwin who owned a nearby gold mine.  
5. At is widest point, San Bernardino County is equivalent to the distance between Santa Barbara and the Mexican Border.  
6. Old Dad Mountain is not in the Old Dad Mountains.  
7. The first water district using water shares was in Etiwanda.  
8. Thirty-seven mountain ranges provide scenic vistas in the County.  
9. The Mojave River flows underground for most of its 100 mile length yet surfaces less than 20 miles from its end at Soda Lake.  
10. San Bernardino has geothermal springs within the city limits.  

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