Hailed as a place with a "small town atmosphere and big city advantages," Coachella, Calif., is a bustling community in southern California. In close proximity to the Mexican border, the city of Coachella is infused with many different cultures. More than 41,000 people live here and enjoy the family-oriented nature of one of California's fastest growing cities. Search for Coachella apartments for rent, and experience the beautiful scenery and acclaimed lifestyle of southern California.
Coachella was originally founded in 1876 as a stop along the Southern Pacific Railroad. The origin of the city's name is unknown, but many locals believe it was derived from a misspelling of the Spanish word "Conchilla." Coachella was incorporated in 1946 and after a period of relatively slow growth, is now expanding quickly.
The Coachella Valley offers hot weather year round and beautiful mountainous surroundings. Despite the attractive quality of life in California, living in Coachella is pretty affordable. The city's cost of living index is 113.1, which is only slightly more than the United States average. Residents live in Coachella apartments to take advantage of the city's public school system, family-centered atmosphere and cultural landscape.
Coachella is home to many parks which serve as the city's largest attractions. The Joshua Tree National Park, De Oro Park, Vietnam Veterans Park, Dateland Park and Bagdouma Park, among others, allow visitors to spend time outdoors in southern California. The Coachella Valley History Museum and Spotlight 29 Casino are also here and offer a different view of this exciting city. The city also hosts one of the largest music festivals in the country. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Annual Festival brings thousands of concert goers to the area to enjoy three days of live bands and artisan crafts.
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