Phelan is a quiet, high desert community at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California. It's an active community with lots of hometown spirit.
Phelan, California is a small rural community with a rich history that celebrates its independence and frontier attitude. The people are passionate and down to earth making it a great place to live.
Rural Living in
Phelan has a strong sense of community identity and values the friendliness, independence, and cooperation of a safe small-town rural community that guides its own future. Residents appreciate their proximity to nature, abundant wide open spaces, and unhindered views of the vistas, sunsets, and stars.
Everywhere You Look You'll Find the Rural Lifestyle
Phelan embraces it agricultural roots with many residents raising farm animals, growing gardens and supporting a strong equestrian following. Phelan in believes living in a safe, healthy and peaceful environment that is supportive of both the seniors and youth of the community.
in a Small Community
The businesses of Phelan are divers with the majority of businesses in the service industry, followed by retail trade. Most of the businesses in the downtown business district support the day to day necessities of life in a small-town rural community. They are locally owned business by local families who live, eat and spend locally.
The Phelan Town Square
Phelan offers a major grocery store, phamacies, medical, vision, and dental clinics as well as several options for beauty, fitness and health needs. Dining opportunities in Phelan include locally owned Italian, Mexican and Asian restaurants. There are also several fast food options as well as a few sandwich shops. Several restaurants specialize in breakfast which seems to be Phelan favorite. It is the local businesses that sponsor many of the community activities hosted by the various service organizations within the Tri-Community.
Visit and Experience
What Phelan has to offer
Sitting in the shadows of the San Gabriel Mountains is the community of Phelan, the “Land of Champagne Climate.” Phelan offers four seasons of activities for visitors and residents alike. For those who like to hike or ride a horse, there are several great opportunities to explore the unique ecosystem that is the trasitionional habitat between forest and desert. The Pacific Crest Trail is just minutes from Phelan and the national forest offers several hikes for all ages and skill levels. If your exploring requires wheels, then Phelan offers several designated off-highway vehicle trails as well as BLM and Forest service roads ready for your discovery.
Views From The desert to the Mountains
Exploring the deserts and mountains of the area is a favorite pastime of many residents. There are also several community hosted events including a concert series in the park, an easter egg hunt, a Halloween Trunk or Treat, a haunted maze and Phelan’s premiere celebration, Phelan Phamily Phun Days. Three days of fun and games including Barrel Race, Ranch Sorting and Steer Roping events, the Champaign Classic Car Show, Phun Days Parade, and the Phun Zone.
Move to Phelan For
the local Hometown Vibe
The community of Phelan is the 35th smallest town in San Bernardino County and has a population of 17,799 residents living across 38,400 acres of land. Phelan is the definition of rural living with 91% of its land use dedicated to rural living. With a few exceptions lot sizes are limited to 2.5 acres and above.
New Construction In Phelan
Most families live in one-story homes and often raise farm animals, horses or gardens. There are 14 schools in the Snowline Joint Unified School District. Snowline is has a graduation rate of 88%, an average of 23 students per teacher per class and is consistently ranked among the best districts in San Bernardino County. Phelan also has a very diverse religious community.
Our Partners For Community Growth
Where Business Is A Pleasure
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P.O. Box 290010
Phelan, CA 92329
The Phelan Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.