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Banning is a city in Riverside County, California, United States. The population was 23,562 inhabitants in 2000 census. It is situated in the San Gorgonio Pass, also known as Banning Pass. It is named for its founder, Phineas Banning, stagecoach line owner and the Father of the Port of Los Angeles. Banning's western neighbor Beaumont is a different city, but the two share geographic and regional features, both are rapidly growing in size and population since the 1980s.
According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 59.7 square kilometers all is land area. In the city the population was spread out with 26.4 percent under the age of 18, 7.4 percent from 18 to 24, 20.9 percent from 25 to 44, 18.4 percent from 45 to 64, and 26.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older. For every 100 females there were 90.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.
Banning is also known as the town of best geographical environment and has traced its origins back to prehistoric times. Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and can also enjoy its natural beauty concealed by the beautiful landscapes.

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