Cerritos, California

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Cerritos, California

Dairy Valley[1]
City of Cerritos
City library in 2004
City library in 2004
Official seal of Cerritos, California
Seal
Motto(s): 
"A City With Vision", "Progress Through Commitment", "A History In Progress", "A Prestige Address"
Location of Cerritos in Los Angeles County, California.
Location of Cerritos in Los Angeles County, California.
Cerritos is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Cerritos
Cerritos
Location within Greater Los Angeles
Cerritos is located in California
Cerritos
Cerritos
Location in California
Cerritos is located in the United States
Cerritos
Cerritos
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 33°52′6″N 118°4′3″W / 33.86833°N 118.06750°W / 33.86833; -118.06750Coordinates: 33°52′6″N 118°4′3″W / 33.86833°N 118.06750°W / 33.86833; -118.06750
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
IncorporatedApril 24, 1956[2]
Government
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • Body
City council[3]
  • Mark E. Pulido (mayor)
  • Naresh Solanki (mayor pro-tem)
  • Jim Edwards
  • Grace Hu
  • Frank Aurelio Yokoyama
 • City managerArt Gallucci[4]
Area
 • Total8.86 sq mi (22.94 km2)
 • Land8.73 sq mi (22.60 km2)
 • Water0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)  1.48%
Elevation46 ft (14 m)
Population
 • Total49,041
 • Estimate 
(2019)
49,859
 • Density5,713.84/sq mi (2,206.11/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
90701, 90703
Area code562
FIPS code06-12552
GNIS feature IDs241229, 2409431
Websitewww.cerritos.us

Cerritos (Spanish for little hills), known as Dairy Valley (1956-1967), is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of 2019, the population was 49,859.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Cerritos". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved October 11, 2014.
  2. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  3. "City Council". City of Cerritos. Retrieved May 17, 2015.
  4. "Appointed City Officials". City of Cerritos. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  5. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  6. "Cerritos (city) QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on March 18, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015.