Introduction to Imperial, California
Imperial's town-site was plotted in 1902. It was incorporated as a city on July 12, 1904. Multiple earthquakes rattled the area between 1916 and 1940.
Imperial and Nearby Attractions
- Alford Auto Museum.
- Pioneers Museum and Cultural Center.
- Agua Caliente County Park.
- Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge.
- Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
- Evans Park.
Things To Do In Imperial
Imperial offers easy access to numerous parks like the Irving Park, Evans Park, Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Emerson Park and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. The local museums which include Alford Auto Museum, and Pioneers Museum and Cultural Center provide absorbing insights into the history of this area. The tourists can visit historical sites like Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park and Yuma Crossing State Historic Park.
Palm Springs International Airport is nearby.
Imperial Higher Education
Imperial Valley College, the University of California-Riverside and the Arizona Western College are some of the local colleges and universities.