County of San Bernardino Home Page

Board of Supervisors County
Open Government Visiting Working Contacts
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

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. The discovery of gold in Holcomb Valley in 1860 brought many settlers to the Victorville area.  
4. San Bernardino is one of eleven counties which are not general law counties.  
5. San Bernardino is nearly 450 times the size of the smallest California county.  
6. San Bernardino County is home to the world's largest Joshua tree and was home to the largest lodge pole pine tree until the Forest Service blew it up it up with dynamite.  
7. All points south of San Luis Obispo are measured from San Bernardino peak.  
8. The first water district using water shares was in Etiwanda.  
9. Three deserts exist in San Bernardino County.  
10. San Bernardino has geothermal springs within the city limits.  

Return to San Bernardino County Home Page

Report Road and Flood Problems
Disaster News and Information
Sign up for Emergency Notification Alerts
County News
County seeks more public input on renewable energy (8/15/2014)...
Alabama to reopen to traffic by noon on Wednesday (8/14/2014)...
Public Works receives GIS award from ESRI (7/16/2014)...
...Media Release Archives
rss feed  RSS - County News Feed

  County of San Bernardino © 2008   | Privacy Policy | E-mail Webmaster | Disclaimer | Accessibility
385 N. Arrowhead Avenue - San Bernardino, CA 92415 - Toll Free (888) 818-8988