Introduction to Beaumont, California
Beaumont, California, in Riverside county, is 12 miles N of Hemet, California and 24 miles E of Riverside, California. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Riverside - San Bernardino metropolitan area. Beaumont contains a population of approximately 11,384.
The history of Beaumont dates back to 1853 when the San Gorgonio Pass was discovered. The Union Pacific Railroad lied its tracks through present day Beaumont. It also created the Edgar Station at the top of the pass and the name was changed to San Gorgonio. However, the city was once again renamed as Beaumont and was incorporated on November 18, 1912.
Beaumont and nearby Attractions
- Edward-Dean Museum
- Bogart County Park
- Mountain View Park
- Beaumont-Cherry Valley Water District
- Cherry Acres Cherry Orchard
Things To Do In Beaumont
The town of Beaumont is also known as the land of the big red apple, as there are several apple growers in the area. The city also offers riding, swimming, tennis and other recreational activities. In addition, Beaumont organizes an Annual Cherry Festival in the Pass that includes a parade, rides, a pancake breakfast and live entertainment.
San Bernardino International Airport serves the area.
Beaumont Higher Education
The Crafton Hills College lies within a close proximity.