With a rich history and heritage, the charming community of Lancaster, California, is a fabulous place to buy a home. No one is quite sure of who named Lancaster, but it is believed it was either a member of the Southern Pacific Railroad named Mr. Purnell or a real estate developer named M.L. Wicks. Despite that uncertainty, it is agreed, the city’s establishment is the direct result of the completion of the Southern Pacific Railroad connecting San Francisco to Los Angeles. It was the railroad that brought considerable growth to Lancaster around 1890, and the community continued to flourish when north of the city gold was discovered in 1898.
Officially incorporated in 1977, Lancaster is a naturally beautiful place surrounded by the western Mojave Desert’s Antelope Valley in northern Los Angeles County. This wonderful charter city sits near the Kern County line, separated on the north from Bakersfield and the San Joaquin Valley by the Tehachapi Mountains, and on the south from the Los Angeles Basin by the San Gabriel Mountains. Lancaster, along with Palmdale, is one of the principal cities of the Antelope Valley region of California’s High Desert. Additionally, it is only seventy miles north of downtown Los Angeles and is the thirty-first-largest city in the state.
More than one hundred and sixty-eight thousand people live in Lancaster today. It is a family-friendly community served by the Antelope Valley Union High School District, Eastside Union School District, Lancaster School District, and Westside Union School District. Comprising more than ninety-four square miles, it boasts a wide variety of housing choices ideally suited for homebuyers in all seasons of life. There are attached and semi-detached homes for sale in Lancaster, like condos and townhomes. Lancaster real estate also includes a vast array of single-family detached homes of many ages, sizes, floor plans, and architectural styles. Please, as soon as possible, connect with us and we will promptly give you more detailed information regarding currently listed properties in Lancaster, California.
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