Introduction to Calipatria, California
Calipatria's name was derived from the words 'California' and the Spanish word 'patria,' meaning 'fatherland.' Calipatria was incorporated as a city on February 28, 1918.
Calipatria and nearby Attractions
- Alford Auto Museum
- Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park
- Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge
- Anza - Borrego Desert State Park
- Lake Cahuilla County Park
- Agua Caliente County Park
Things To Do In Calipatria
Local parks include Calipatria Park, Lake Cahuilla County Park, the Agua Caliente County Park and the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. The Alford Auto Museum, the General Patton Memorial Museum and the Coachella Valley Museum may interest those hoping to learn more about the history of the area.
Flights are available from Yuma International Airport.
Calipatria Higher Education
The University of California-Riverside, Imperial Valley College and Riverside Community College are all nearby.