Needles, California

What is Needles, California known for?


The Amazing Race

of Wrath (film) The Grapes of Wrath '' (1940) * ''Route 66 (Route 66 (TV series))'' (1960) "The Strengthening Angels" TV Episode * ''Two-Lane Blacktop'' (1971) * ''Convoy (Convoy (1978 film))'' (1978) * ''Repo Man (Repo Man (film))'' (1984) * ''Evicted (Evicted (film))'' (2000) * ''The Amazing Race (The Amazing Race (U.S. TV series))'' (2001) TV Series * ''Domino (Domino (film))'' (2005) * ''Criminal Xing (Criminal Xing (film))'' (2007) * '' Into the Wild (film


community+medical

protection to the City of Needles and houses three Type I Engine companies and one Water Tender. The station is staffed with one paid officer augmented by limited-term firefighters and paid-call firefighters living in the community. Medical services For many years, Needles was home to a full-service hospital with a 24-hour emergency room. From Essex, the original alignment followed Goffs Road through Goffs (Goffs, California) and joining I-40 at the U.S. Route 95 (U.S. Route 95 in California) exit. A later alignment is now I-40 from Goffs. The original highway winds around I-40 in the Needles (Needles, California) area, before crossing the Colorado River into Arizona. The western route parallelling the Colorado River, covers more plains, of the Colorado Desert Mojave Desert, rising to, and down from various ''mountain passes'', (for example south of Needles, California(the Sacramento Mountains (California)), or Searchlight, Nevada). Wash (Wash (creek))es-(no rivers), drain from the west into the Lower Colorado River, south from Lake Mead-Hoover Dam.


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&dq popular+mechanics+July+1932+airplane&hl en&ei IoAZTePWB-DRnAe63OjPDg&sa X&oi book_result&ct result&resnum 7&ved 0CDgQ6AEwBjg8#v onepage&q&f true "Putting A River In Its Place" ''Popular Mechanics'', July 1949 Needles is a tourism and recreation center, a tradition going back for decades. The city is the eastern gateway to the Mojave National Preserve, a scenic desert National Park. Climate Needles, like Death Valley


crime news

accessdate 2008-01-31 title American FactFinder of 2000, there were 4,830 people, 1,940 households, and 1,268 families residing in the city. The estimated population in July 2006: 5,330 (+10.4% change). ref


television episode

Secretary of Defense, in which they spoke of the new program at Needles High School called MOCK National Security Workshop. The students were also interviewed for the nationwide, fifteen-minute television news show, ''Channel One News'', where the episode was aired on October 25. * Needles was the main site of a 2009 ''UFO Hunters'' episode investigating a supposed UFO Crash. * Needles High School was on a ''School Pride'' television episode November 12, 2010


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From Essex, the original alignment followed Goffs Road through Goffs (Goffs, California) and joining I-40 at the U.S. Route 95 (U.S. Route 95 in California) exit. A later alignment is now I-40 from Goffs. The original highway winds around I-40 in the Needles (Needles, California) area, before crossing the Colorado River into Arizona. The western route parallelling the Colorado River, covers more plains, of the Colorado Desert Mojave Desert, rising to, and down from various ''mountain passes'', (for example south of Needles, California(the Sacramento Mountains (California)), or Searchlight, Nevada). Wash (Wash (creek))es-(no rivers), drain from the west into the Lower Colorado River, south from Lake Mead-Hoover Dam.


442

population_density_sq_mi auto timezone PST (Pacific Time Zone) utc_offset -8 timezone_DST PDT utc_offset_DST -7 postal_code_type ZIP code postal_code 92363 area_code 760 442 (Area codes 760 and 442) blank_name FIPS code (Federal Information Processing Standard) blank_info '''Needles

Barstow , Needles (Needles, California); northern San Diego County (San Diego County, California), and southeastern California, including much of the Mojave Desert and the Owens Valley. (Split from 619 on March 22, 1997, overlayed by area code 442 in 2009). The Mojave National Preserve covers some of the eastern desert, especially between Interstate 15 (Interstate 15 (California)) and Interstate 40 (Interstate 40 (California)). The desert portion also includes the cities

(Arizona) U.S. Route 66 and was able to cater to travelers driving between Kingman and Needles, California. Even that advantage was short-lived as the town was completely bypassed in 1953 when a new route between Kingman and Needles was built. By the 1960s, Oatman was all but abandoned. *'''747 (Area codes 747 and 818)''' - Overlay with 818 (Area codes 747 and 818) on May 18, 2009 *'''760 (Area codes 442 and 760)''' - '''Palm Springs (Palm Springs, California)''', Oceanside


causing massive

in ''The Grapes of Wrath (The Grapes of Wrath (film))'' as the Joad family enters California from Arizona is now a ghost tourist court, its remains located behind the 1946-era 66 Motel (66 Motel (Needles)). In 1949 the US Bureau of Reclamation began a mass project to dredge a new channel for the Colorado River that would straighten out a river bend that was causing massive silt problems since the Hoover Dam was completed.


events+summer

. On February 1, 2007, Ed Schultz returned to hosting the ''News and Views'' show. Unknown date events * Summer - The Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, later to become part of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, completes its connection between Needles (Needles, California) and Mojave, California. * The Santa Fe Refrigerator Despatch (SFRD) is established as a subsidiary of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. *Necanicum Jct., Oregon (NCM) Oregon


comic strip

) Into the Wild '' (2007) In the 1993 film ''Suture (Suture (film))'', the town of Needles is a key element of the plot. Books * In John Steinbeck's novel ''The Grapes of Wrath'', the Joad family stops in Needles when they enter California on Route 66 (U.S. Route 66). Print media * In the comic strip ''Peanuts'', whose creator Charles Schulz lived in Needles as a boy, Snoopy's brother Spike (Spike (Peanuts)) lived in the desert outside Needles. He frequently heads

Needles, California

'''Needles''' (Mojave (Mojave language): ''ʼAha Kuloh'') is a city located in the Mojave Desert on the western banks of the Colorado River (Colorado River (U.S.)) in San Bernardino County (San Bernardino County, California), California. It is located in the Mohave Valley which straddles the California–Arizona–Nevada border. The city is accessible via Interstate 40 and U.S. Route 95. The population was 4,844 at the 2010 census, up from 4,830 at the 2000 census.

Needles was named after "The Needles", a group of pointed rocks on the Arizona side of the river. The large Mohave (Mohave people) Native American (Native Americans in the United States) community shares the nearby Fort Mojave Indian Reservation and the town. Needles is a gateway to the Mojave National Preserve.

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