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Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. The population was 21,119 inhabitants in 2000 census. According to the United States census bureau, the city has a total area of 87.0 square kilometers it is all land. Barstow's roots lie in the rich mining history of the Mojave Desert. Barstow's history was further cemented with the paving of the major highways through the city. Much of Barstow's economy depends on transportation.
Barstow is also home to the Mojave River Valley Museum, the Desert Discovery Center, Route Museum and the Western American Railroad Museum, Daggett Museum, Mojave River Valley Museum, Western America Railroad Museum. The historical attractions are Calico Ghost Town, Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex and Harvey House.
Barstow 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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