Marketplace, residential development grow Jess Ranch over past few decades
By Davida Siwisa James
Apple Valley Review
There is a rich history of the families that staked homesteads in Apple Valley in the 1800s and early 1900s and the large ranches they built.
Long before visionary oil business partners Newton T. Bass and Bud Westlund came to Apple Valley in the 1940s, there were, indeed, apple orchards in Apple Valley.