The Town of Apple Valley is located in the Victor Valley of San Bernardino County, California.
Apple Valley is located at the southern edge of the Mojave Desert. It is bordered by the cities of Victorville on the west and Hesperia on the southwest sides.
he naming of Apple Valley is usually associated with John F. Appleton.
Apple farming in the area started to decline as Washington and British Columbia apple growers were able to cut prices because they shipped their produce by river transportation, whereas Apple Valley apples were transported by rail or by truck. The death knell was a series of outbreaks of a virulent fungus infections coupled with frost, heat and hail in 1944, 1945 and 1946.