Colton is located in southeastern California in San Bernardino County. The city is named in honor of the Civil War General David Colton, who was also the Vice President of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company. Notable residents of the city of Colton have included rapper 40 Glocc, frontier lawmen Wyatt and Virgil Earp, musician Jim Messina (Buffalo Springfield, Loggins & Messina), famous tattoo artist Kat Von D (LA Ink) and baseball player Kit Carson.
Local Newspapers: Big Bear Grizzly, Chino-Chino Hills champion, Fontana Herald News Courier
Local Sports Teams: San Bernadino Stampede
Local Colleges: State UniversityKeller Graduate School of Management Inland Empire-Colton Center
Zip Codes associated with colton, california: 92324
Towns/Cities near colton, california : San Bernardino, Fontana, Rialto, Redlands, Loma Linda, Highland