Cathedral City is a city located in Riverside County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 42,647. Sandwiched between Palm Springs and Rancho Mirage, it is one of the cities in the Palm Springs area of southern California, .
The town's name derives from "Cathedral Canyon" to the south of the town, so named in 1850 by Henry Washington because its rock formations were reminiscent of a cathedral. The city itself started as a housing subdivision in 1925, but was not incorporated until 1981.
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Cathedral Canyon Country ClubOffering 27 holes, with over 6500 yards of championship golf.
Cathedral CityCity of Cathedral City. Includes calendar, news, city council and departments.
Desert Princess Country ClubGolf, tennis, racquetball and spa. Membership information, facilities and amenities, and contact details.