About This Place
Rosamond is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, USA, 20 miles (32 km) north of Palmdale, in the Antelope Valley, the westernmost desert valley of the Mojave Desert. Rosamond is also 13 miles (21 km) south of Mojave, , and 11 miles (18 km) north of Lancaster at an elevation of 2342 feet (714 m). According to 2000 United States census data, the town population was 14,349.
The Postal Service shows portions of Rosamond as having the names Tropico Village, California, named after a mine, and Willow Springs.
Rosamond Skypark Airport, Federal Aviation Administration identifier L00 (with two zeroes), is located at 34°52′15″N 118°12′32″W / 34.87083°N 118.20889°W / 34.87083; -118.20889 and features a paved 3,600-foot (1,100 m) runway.