Valyermo, California

unincorporated community in California

GeographyEdit

Valyermo is located about 17 miles (27 km) southeast of Palmdale in the Antelope Valley portion of Southern California. The ZIP code for Valyermo is 93563 and the area code 661.

About ValyermoEdit

"Valyermo" is a contraction of the Spanish words "valle yermo", or "barren valley".

St. Andrew's Abbey is a Roman Catholic monastery (Benedictine) located in the foothills of the Antelope Valley in Valyermo.

Dan Empfield, one of the instrumental figures in the development of the sport of triathlon, resides in Valyermo.[citation needed]

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View to ranch house across the lake at Saint Andrew's Abbey