San Bernardino County is the largest county in the contiguous United States:
The county covers more than 20,000 square miles of land.
There are 24 cities and towns in the county and multiple unincorporated areas.
The county is bordered by Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Inyo and Kern counties as well as the Arizona and Nevada state lines
Interstates 10, 40, and 15, the major vehicle and truck routes into Southern California all travel through San Bernardino County as do the major rail freight routes.
The county is commonly divided into three distinct areas made up of the Valley Region (sometimes divided into East and West Valley), the Mountain Region, and the Desert Region:
The Valley Region contains the majority of the county’s incorporated areas and population.
The Mountain Region is primarily comprised of public lands owned and managed by federal and state agencies.
The Desert Region is the largest region (approximately 93% of the county’s land area) and includes parts of the Mojave Desert.
Our prosecutors attend courts disbursed throughout the county. These attorneys review nearly 8,000 cases a month.
The county seat is in San Bernardino, however, cases will be heard in five other courts in Rancho Cucamonga (45 miles away); Victorville (45 miles away); Fontana (30 miles away) and Joshua Tree (40 miles away).
In January 2013, San Bernardino County's population was estimated at more than two million (2,076,275).
San Bernardino County is the twelfth most populous county in the nation, with more residents than 14 of the country's states, including Idaho, West Virginia, and New Hampshire.
For more information and statistics, click here to visit the Countywide Vision website.