Del Sur, California
Del Sur store and post office, 1900s
Del Sur store and post office, 1900s
Location within Los Angeles County
Location within Los Angeles County
Del Sur, California is located in the United States
Del Sur, California
Del Sur, California
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°41′23″N 118°17′19″W / 34.68972°N 118.28861°W / 34.68972; -118.28861
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
93536
Area code661
GNIS feature ID270824[1]

Del Sur (Spanish for "Of The South") is an unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert, in Los Angeles County, California. The town has a population of about 1,750. The ZIP Code is 93536 and the community is inside area code 661.

History

Del Sur is derived from a Spanish phrase meaning "of the south".[2]

Geography

Del Sur is located about 9 miles (14 km) west of Quartz Hill and 15 miles (24 km) northwest of Palmdale in the Antelope Valley portion of Southern California. It is surrounded by the city of Lancaster.

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Del Sur, California
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 103.