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'''Sandy Shores''' is an incorporated rural town located in [[Blaine County]], [[San Andreas]], featured in [[GTA_V|GTA V]].[[File:Ajmsandyshoresmainave.jpg|thumb|300px|Downtown Sandy Shores.]]
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{{Infobox town
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|name = Sandy Shores
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|image = [[File:SandyShores-GTAV-overview.jpg|250px]]
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|caption = Overview of Sandy Shores
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|games = [[Grand Theft Auto V]]
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|mayor = None (Unknown)
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|country = [[United States of America]]
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|state = [[San Andreas (HD Universe)|San Andreas]]|pop = 3,010}}
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{{quote|A beach town nowhere near the ocean where the town is a trailer park and the beach is a mixture of toxic sludge and pulverized fish bones.|GTA V Manual}}[[File:SandyShores-GTAV-Advertisement.jpg|thumb|Advertisement for Sandy Shores.]]
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'''Sandy Shores''' is a small desert town located in the middle of the [[Grand Senora Desert]] in [[Blaine County]], [[San Andreas (HD Universe)|San Andreas]].
   
It overlooks the [[Alamos Sea|Alamo Sea]], as well as having a large mountain very close by. It has a population of approximately 3,010, as seen on a welcome sign on the approach to the town. There is also a small landing strip, which is aquired by [[Trevor Philips]] from the [[Lost MC]].
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Sandy Shores sits on the coastline of the [[Alamo Sea]] and overlooks the huge [[Mount Chiliad (HD Universe)|Mount Chiliad]]. It has a dry, arid climate, and is home to many [[Coyote|coyotes]] that often get run over. It has a population of approximately 3,010, as seen on a welcome sign on the approach to the town. There is also a small [[Sandy Shores Airfield|landing strip]], which is acquired by [[Trevor Philips]] after he defeats [[The Lost Brotherhood|The Lost MC]].
   
Sandy Shores is based on real life [[wp:Desert Shores, California|Desert Shores]], while the town itself is based off of Salton City. Sandy Shores is a very run down, poor town with meth labs, trailer parks, drug addicts and prostitutes aplenty.
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==Character==
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Sandy Shores is a somewhat abandoned, poverty stricken, very run down, poor town with meth labs, trailer parks, drug addicts, gang activity, prostitutes and bigoted rednecks aplenty. There is evidence of its past as a holiday destination by the decaying remains of motels and trailers by the coast of the Alamo Sea, referring to the history of the towns by the coast of Salton Sea. The town possibly became a poor, run down community because of the decline of tourism caused by the increasing toxicity of the Sea. Most of the residents of Sandy Shores are poor rednecks doing drugs.
   
==Locations in Sandy Shores==
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On the eastern side of Sandy Shores, there are mostly trailers and homes for the local hillbillies to dwell in. However, there are are a few businesses such as a [[24/7]] convenience store. On the western side of Sandy Shores, there are mostly abandoned buildings, but there is also a meth lab. The south side of Sandy Shores is the [[Sandy Shores Airfield]].
*An [[Ammunation|Ammu-Nation]] store
 
*A Tattoo parlour and barbers
 
*[[Los Santos County Sheriff|Sandy Shores Sheriff's Station]]
 
   
==Known residents==
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Despite being such a poor and miserable area, there are several chain businesses located around Sandy Shores, including [[Ammu-Nation]]. There is also a radio tower in the centre of town.
*[[Cletus (GTA V)|Cletus]]
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==Influence==
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Sandy Shores is based on real life [[wp:Desert Shores, California|Desert Shores]], taking heavy inspiration from it; along with other towns in the area such as [[wp:Bombay Beach, California|Bombay Beach]], [[wp:Mecca, California|Mecca]] and [[wp:Salton City, California|Salton City]].
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==Places of interest==
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*[[Blaine County Talk Radio]]
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*[[Sandy Shores Fire Station]]
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*[[Sandy Shores Sheriff's Station]]
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*[[Sandy Shores Medical Center]]
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==Notable Residents==
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*[[Melvin]]
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*[[Omega]]
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*[[Merle Abrahams]] (formerly)
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*[[Jock Cranley]] (formerly)
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*[[Jolene Cranley-Evans]]
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*[[Cletus Ewing]]
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*[[Andy Hamilton]]
 
*[[Wade Hebert]]
 
*[[Wade Hebert]]
 
*[[Ron Jakowski]]
 
*[[Ron Jakowski]]
*[[Trevor Phillips]]
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*[[Trevor Philips]]
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*'''The Lost MC''' (formerly)
   
 
==Businesses==
 
==Businesses==
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*[[24/7]]
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*Alamo Tattoo Studio
 
*[[Ammu-Nation]]
 
*[[Ammu-Nation]]
 
*[[Dollar Pills]]
 
*[[Dollar Pills]]
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*[[Liquor Ace]]
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*[[Liquor Market]]
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*[[O'Sheas Barbers Shop]]
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*[[Trevor Phillips Enterprises]]
 
*[[Yellow Jack Inn]]
 
*[[Yellow Jack Inn]]
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==Roads and Streets==
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*[[Alhambra Drive]]
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*Armadillo Avenue
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*[[Cholla Springs Avenue]]
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*[[East Joshua Road]]
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*[[Joshua Road]]
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*[[Lesbos Lane]]
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*[[Lolita Avenue]]
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*[[Marina Drive]]
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*[[Meringue Lane]]
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*[[Mountain View Drive]]
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*[[Niland Avenue]]
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*[[Nowhere Road]]
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*[[Panorama Drive]]
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*[[Zancudo Avenue]]
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==Wildlife==
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*The wildlife in this region includes [[Coyote|coyotes]], [[Deer|deer]], [[Boars|boars]] and many people have [[Dogs|dogs.]]
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*The name of the town both share name similarities and look like the real life town of [[wp:Desert Shores, California|Desert Shores, California]].
 
*The name of the town both share name similarities and look like the real life town of [[wp:Desert Shores, California|Desert Shores, California]].
*There is a street in the town named Cholla Springs Avenue, a reference to a desert location in [[Red Dead Redemption]], another Rockstar Games title.
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*The name could be a play on the name of English singer [[wp:Sandie Shaw|Sandie Shaw]].
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*There are two streets that are a reference to locations in ''[[w:c:reddead:Red Dead Redemption|Red Dead Redemption]]''; [[w:c:reddead:Cholla Springs|Cholla Springs Avenue]] and [[w:c:reddead:Armadillo|Armadillo Avenue]].
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery spacing="small" position="center" widths="200">
 
<gallery spacing="small" position="center" widths="200">
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SandyShores-GTAV-map.jpg|Sandy Shores on the map.
 
Ajmsandyshoresmainave.jpg|Sandy Shores downtown.
 
Ajmsandyshoresmainave.jpg|Sandy Shores downtown.
 
SandyShores-GTAV-Sign.png|The Sandy Shores sign seen in the Trevor trailer for GTA V.
 
SandyShores-GTAV-Sign.png|The Sandy Shores sign seen in the Trevor trailer for GTA V.
SandyShores-GTAV.png|Sandy Shores
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SandyShores-GTAV.png|Sandy Shores.
 
SandyShores-GTAV-AerialView.png|Aerial view of the town.
 
SandyShores-GTAV-AerialView.png|Aerial view of the town.
SSMap-GTAV.png|Sandy Shores Map.
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Ammu-Nation store.jpg|Sandy Shores Ammu-Nation store.
Ammu-Nation store.jpg|Sandy Shores Ammu-Nation store
 
 
Sandy Shores.jpg|Sandy Shores with Mt. Chilliad in the distance (right).
 
Sandy Shores.jpg|Sandy Shores with Mt. Chilliad in the distance (right).
 
Ajmsandyshoressheriffsubstation.jpg|LSCS office in Sandy Shores.
 
Ajmsandyshoressheriffsubstation.jpg|LSCS office in Sandy Shores.
 
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Latest revision as of 22:16, April 17, 2014

TOWN
Sandy Shores
SandyShores-GTAV-overview
Overview of Sandy Shores
Appearance(s): Grand Theft Auto V
Mayor: None (Unknown)
Population: 3,010
Country: United States of America
State: San Andreas


"A beach town nowhere near the ocean where the town is a trailer park and the beach is a mixture of toxic sludge and pulverized fish bones."
―GTA V Manual
SandyShores-GTAV-Advertisement
Advertisement for Sandy Shores.

Sandy Shores is a small desert town located in the middle of the Grand Senora Desert in Blaine County, San Andreas.

Sandy Shores sits on the coastline of the Alamo Sea and overlooks the huge Mount Chiliad. It has a dry, arid climate, and is home to many coyotes that often get run over. It has a population of approximately 3,010, as seen on a welcome sign on the approach to the town. There is also a small landing strip, which is acquired by Trevor Philips after he defeats The Lost MC.

CharacterEdit

Sandy Shores is a somewhat abandoned, poverty stricken, very run down, poor town with meth labs, trailer parks, drug addicts, gang activity, prostitutes and bigoted rednecks aplenty. There is evidence of its past as a holiday destination by the decaying remains of motels and trailers by the coast of the Alamo Sea, referring to the history of the towns by the coast of Salton Sea. The town possibly became a poor, run down community because of the decline of tourism caused by the increasing toxicity of the Sea. Most of the residents of Sandy Shores are poor rednecks doing drugs.

On the eastern side of Sandy Shores, there are mostly trailers and homes for the local hillbillies to dwell in. However, there are are a few businesses such as a 24/7 convenience store. On the western side of Sandy Shores, there are mostly abandoned buildings, but there is also a meth lab. The south side of Sandy Shores is the Sandy Shores Airfield.

Despite being such a poor and miserable area, there are several chain businesses located around Sandy Shores, including Ammu-Nation. There is also a radio tower in the centre of town.

InfluenceEdit

Sandy Shores is based on real life Desert Shores, taking heavy inspiration from it; along with other towns in the area such as Bombay Beach, Mecca and Salton City.

Places of interestEdit

Notable ResidentsEdit

BusinessesEdit

Roads and StreetsEdit

WildlifeEdit

TriviaEdit

GalleryEdit

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