Edwards AFB - On and Off Base Information

Edwards AFB Housing Information

Edwards Air Force Base (AFB) Housing and Information:

Location: Welcome to Edwards Air Force Base! Edwards AFB, in the western portion of the Mojave Desert, is 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles and is ideally located for shopping, sightseeing and recreational activities. The Edwards community is located in the Kern County, CA. The entire Antelope Valley is our home community - from Rosamond to California City to Boron, Lancaster, Palmdale and Acton - giving us a wide range of off-base activities from the Poppy Festival to Willow Springs' auto racing to the Lancaster Jethawks minor league baseball team. 

Cost of Living:  Kern County is below the national average at 98.60%.

Base Operator: 661-277-1110 or DSN 312-527-1110.

Area Population:  873,092 Kern County

Schools:  The schools located on Edwards AFB are public schools and are operated by Muroc Joint Unified School District within Kern County, CA. There are several other school districts that serve the off-base communities surrounding Edwards AFB. The schools follow a traditional school calendar (August through June). Parents may request a copy of the School Accountability Report Card for any school by contacting the district office or contacting the school directly. The report contains information on student achievement, environment, resources, and demographics. There are no DoD Schools on or near Edwards AFB.

Airman and Family Readiness Center: Airman and Family Readiness Center, 661-277-0723, DSN 312-527-0723.           

Housing: The Housing Management Office (HMO) will provide comprehensive information regarding both on and off-base housing information for Edwards and the surrounding communities. The HMO can be contacted at 661 277-4506, DSN 527-4506 or by email at 412TW.CE.Housing.questions@edwards.af.mil. On-base housing at EAFB is privatized. Corvias Military Living owns the housing and is responsible for maintaining, repairing, constructing and managing the community. In addition to your option to purchase and rent housing in the local community, you now may choose to live in privatized housing by signing a tenant lease agreement with Corvias Military Living.

For information about the privatized housing community at Edwards AFB, call 661 385-6060.

Base Location

305 E. Popson Ave.
Edwards AFB, CA 93524