Barstow has a total area of about 107 sq. kms. It is a small city of San Bernardino County and is located about 55 miles north of San Barnardino. Some of the top employers in the region are Ft. Irwin National Training Center, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Tech Services among others. Local residents are also engaged in the education sector in large numbers. Barstow is a major transportation point of the San Bernardino Riverside metropolitan area. Art and Culture are also quite well developed around the area. Some interesting places to visit include Lake Dolores Waterpark, Soplar One, Death Valley National Park among others.This also helps the economy of the area to develop further. Some notable persons in the area include Nick Barnett, Jeanne Crain and Mark Johnson.