County of San Bernardino Home Page

County Trivia...
Cities  |  Facts - Demographics  |  History  |  Maps  |  Take the County Trivia Quiz!

Information provided by the San Bernardino County Library.

Test Your Knowledge of San Bernardino County

True   False Question
     1. The arrowhead emblem of San Bernardino County comes from a geological formation on the side of the San Bernardino Mountains which is visible for miles.  
     2. Oranges were first grown commercially in the County in Redlands in the late 1850's.  
     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. The town of Amboy is adjacent to the now deserted town of Amgirl, both named after the children of an illiterate miner.  
     5. Baldwin Lake is named after "Lucky" Baldwin who owned a nearby gold mine.  
     6. Five major rivers have their headwaters in San Bernardino County.  
     7. Virgil Earp was sheriff of Colton.  
     8. The Port of Long Beach Foreign Trade Zone is in Ontario.  
     9. Chino has the highest concentration of dairy cows in the world.  
     10. The Mojave River flows underground for most of its 100 mile length yet surfaces less than 20 miles from its end at Soda Lake.  
Report Road and Flood Problems
Drought Resources
Disaster News and Information
Sign up for Emergency Notification Alerts
County News
Board continues support for Give BIG (8/11/2015)...
Board applauds deal to bring ONT under local control (8/6/2015)...
Supervisors offer $75,000 bounty for drone operators (7/29/2015)...
...Media Release Archives
Press Releases RSS Feed  RSS - County News Feed
County of San Bernardino © 2015   | Privacy Policy | E-mail Webmaster | Disclaimer | Accessibility
385 N. Arrowhead Avenue - San Bernardino, CA 92415 - Toll Free (888) 818-8988