Delano, Calif., is in the central region of the state at a convenient location along Highway 99. It is the second largest city in Kern County with more than 53,000 residents. People looking for Delano apartments for rent are sure to find something they like in the city, which is culturally diverse and has been dubbed an "International Community," according to it's city website.
Delano is in the South San Joaquin Valley. The first written record of exploration of the area dates back to 1772. The area first became popular for its agricultural abilities, especially the high-quality table grapes that could be produced from local soils.
Delano has seen great growth in recent years thanks to its industrial and commercial facilities, which include Sears Logistic Services and Paramount Citrus Packing. The Chamber of Commerce has more than 200 businesses and is growing. Locals renting Delano apartments will likely be able to find a number of employment opportunities minutes from their apartment. Families enjoy the city for its park system that offers residents a skate park, a golf course and covered gazebos.
The city has an international feel because of its residents' diverse backgrounds. It offers many different activities and several types of cuisine. Because of its great location, Delano residents also find it easy to travel to other cities in the county. Bakersfield is 30 miles south of Delano, and residents and visitors enjoy its several live theaters, an art museum and an orchestra. When people want to get even farther away, they catch a flight at the Delano Municipal Airport or an Amtrak train at the station 14 miles away in Wasco, Calif.
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