Blythe Chamber - Area Info

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Climate (Warm)

Sunshine 360 days a year. Average high temperatures range from 55 to 75 degrees, with average summer temperatures ranging from 85 to 110. Average rainfall is 3.96 inches. Air pollution has yet to find its way to Blythe and fifty-mile visibility is common. On some days, the peak of Mt. San Jacinto, towering over Palm Springs, can be seen 130 miles to the west.

Geographic Accessiblity

One of California's busiest entrance points (it services more than four million interstate travelers a year), Blythe is located at the junction of Interstate 10 and US 95, and is easily accessible to major resorts and cities: Yuma-Arizona (85 miles), Palm Springs (120 miles), Laughlin & Las Vegas (125 miles & 200 miles respectively), Phoenix-Arizona (150 miles), Los Angeles (200 miles), and
San Diego (240 miles).

In summation, Blythe is within a 4-hour driving distance of 10% of the entire population of the United States. The Arizona & California Railroad provides regular rail service and the City of Blythe operates an airport here with the capability of handling modern jet aircraft.

Available Land

There is a forty-acre industrial park being developed within the Blythe city limits. Many larger parcels are available. Some are within the city, others are in adjacent county areas near the airport, railroad and highways. Prices for land range from $8,000 per acre within the city limits to $3,000 near town or in the Colorado River area. Large parcels of 160 acres or more near the airport or interstate highways are available for about $1,000 per acre.


The Blythe Municipal Airport is seven miles West of town, and within the one hundred kilometer NAFTA boundaries. It has four runaways varying in length from 5800 ft. to 6600 ft. long and can accommodate weighs up to 300,000 lb. There is a full service FBO on the field providing pilot supplies, maintenance, plane rental, instruction, and fuel seven days a week from 7:30am to 5:00pm. There is night service upon request.


Blythe has high priority water rights on the Colorado River; therefore, it never has a water shortage. Major services available to the Blythe community include:

Electricity Southern California Edison 760-922-9158
Natural Gas Southern California Gas 800-427-2200
Cable Vision Blythe Cable Vision 760-922-2133
Water/Trash Pick Up Blythe City Hall 760-922-6161
Telephone GTE-Residential 800-827-2112
  Commercial 800-772-5153

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