Barstow is a Small Town With Big City Opportunities.
The new BNSF Railway rail facility in the City will change the course of Barstow and North American transportation. Barstow is a proud community with a rich history and a bright future, and is excited for the dawn of this new era.
The upcoming general plan update will serve to strengthen the local economy and draw developers and businesses to the area. The new BNSF Rail facilities will provide additional opportunities for developers and businesses, continuing the legacy of Barstow as a railroad town, and providing thousands of direct and indirect well-paying jobs. With some of the most affordable housing in Southern California, a family-friendly environment, award-winning schools, a variety of cultural amenities, and an area steeped in history, Barstow is an ideal place to live, work and play.