Calexico , city and port of entry, Imperial county, southern California , U. It is located at the southern end of the Imperial Valley and is separated from the city of Mexicali , Mexico , by a reinforced steel fence. Founded in , Calexico was once a tent town for the Imperial Land Company. It developed as a trade and shipping centre and a port of entry, with some light manufacturing, but transnational tourism is the economic mainstay. Near the city limits is the All-American Canal, which irrigates the valley. Calexico Article Additional Info. Print Cite. Facebook Twitter. Give Feedback External Websites.
Situated on the Mexico—United States border , it is linked economically with the much larger city of Mexicali , the capital of the Mexican state of Baja California. Calexico, along with six other incorporated Imperial County cities, forms part of the larger populated area known as the Imperial Valley. First explored by Europeans in the 18th century, Calexico began as a small tent community which was ultimately incorporated in The name of the city is a portmanteau of California and Mexico. The originally proposed names were Santo Tomas or Thomasville. Mexicali is a similarly named city directly across the international border from Calexico, its name being a portmanteau of the words "Mexico" and "California". The expedition of Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza traveled through the area some time between and , during Spanish rule.
Their musical style is influenced by traditional Latin sounds of mariachi , conjunto , cumbia , and tejano mixed with country , jazz , and post-rock. The band is named for the border town of Calexico, California , and has been described by some as "desert noir". Burns joined them, after first playing upright bass on a European tour. Giant Sand moved to Tucson, Arizona in The band subsequently became a kind of indie rhythm section for hire, working with the likes of Victoria Williams , Bill Janovitz , Barbara Manning and Richard Buckner before forming Calexico.
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