Indian Wells is a city in Riverside County, California, in the Coachella Valley. Incorporated in 1967, it lies in between the cities of Palm Desert and La Quinta. As of the 2010 Census, the city population was 4,958. The city hosts the sixth-largest tennis tournament in the world, the Indian Wells Masters tennis tournament. On July 14, 1967, Indian Wells became California’s 400th city and the 16th in Riverside County. Since then, Indian Wells has continued to grow, with the development of resort hotels, golf courses, and luxury residential areas.