Needles ( Mojave: ʼAha Kuloh) is a city in eastern San Bernardino County, California, United States. It lies on the western banks of the Colorado River in the Mohave Valley subregion of the Mojave Desert, near the borders of Arizona and Nevada and roughly 110 miles (180 km) from the Las Vegas Strip.Where is Needles CA located in Riverside County?
It is the easternmost city of the Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario metropolitan area. Needles is geographically isolated from other cities in the county. Barstow, the nearest city within the county, is separated from Needles by over 140 miles of desert and 2 mountain ranges.Who is the current city manager of Needles CA?
As of January 2020, the current city manager is Rick Daniels. In the California State Legislature, Needles is in the 16th Senate District, represented by Republican Shannon Grove, and in the 33rd Assembly District, represented by Republican Thurston Smith.Who was the first mayor of Needles CA?
John Lorimer was the first mayor of Needles. John's son Robert Burns Lorimer established the first volunteer fire department. On July 1, 2016, San Bernardino County Fire Department annexed the City of Needles.