City Profile

The City of Banning is a growing Southern California community strategically located alongside Interstate 10 with connections to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the southwestern United States, and Mexico. Banning has its own municipal airport with corporate jet operations that can easily accommodate any similarly sized aircraft. The presence of the Union Pacific rail lines offers unlimited potential for developing railroad spurs.

Banning is well known for its picturesque qualities, nestled between the majestic San Gorgonio and San Jacinto mountains - the 2 tallest peaks in Southern California. The community enjoys a quiet rural lifestyle, nearby outdoor opportunities, an abundance of quality water, and invigorating and healthful clean air - the key ingredients that lure families to our City.

Business people see opportunity in Banning. They are attracted to the community because the City has prepared itself for development by controlling the sewer, water and electric facilities. These low cost services in combination with a skilled work force, a housing supply that provides bargains for all income groups, a school district devoted to providing quality education to its students, an abundance of low-cost land, and the most favorable lease rates in all of the Inland Empire make Banning the place to locate.

Year of Incorporation 1913
Elevation 2,417
Square Miles 23.1
(SCAG) Profile-2015