Helendale : California


What It Is Like to Retire in Helendale

Helendale is a town in Southern California in the Mojave Desert between Barstow and Victorville. The population is under 5,000. It was formerly called Point of Rocks and was a stop for wagon trains and explorers going west along the Santa Fe Trail. Route 66 goes through town. Silver Lakes Resort, a large residential community and resort, is located here (to see review follow "Helendale Active Communities" link at right.  .

Where to Retire in Helendale and Home Prices

Some people, including many retirees, live in Silver Lakes. The median sale price of a home was about $125,000 in late 2013.


What Is Special about Helendale

The desert can be beautiful and the cost of real estate is reasonable for California.

What Is Not Special about Helendale

The summers are brutally hot and the area is remote and sometimes depressing.

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Crime rate in Helendale is below the national average.


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