El Monte, California

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El Monte, California
City of El Monte
Flag of El Monte, California
Flag
Official seal of El Monte, California
Seal
Motto(s): 
End of the Santa Fe Trail
Location of El Monte in Los Angeles County, California.
Location of El Monte in Los Angeles County, California.
El Monte is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
El Monte
El Monte
Location of El Monte in Los Angeles Metropolitan Area
El Monte is located in California
El Monte
El Monte
Location of El Monte in California
El Monte is located in the United States
El Monte
El Monte
Location of El Monte in the contiguous United States
Coordinates: 34°4′24″N 118°1′39″W / 34.07333°N 118.02750°W / 34.07333; -118.02750Coordinates: 34°4′24″N 118°1′39″W / 34.07333°N 118.02750°W / 34.07333; -118.02750
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
IncorporatedNovember 18, 1912[1]
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorAndre Quintero[2]
 • City TreasurerViviana Longoria[3]
Area
 • Total9.65 sq mi (24.99 km2)
 • Land9.56 sq mi (24.77 km2)
 • Water0.09 sq mi (0.22 km2)  0.89%
Elevation299 ft (91 m)
Population
 • Total113,475
 • Estimate 
(2019)[7]
115,487
 • Rank10th in Los Angeles County
54th in California
 • Density12,077.70/sq mi (4,663.23/km2)
Time zoneUTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP Codes
91731–91735
Area code(s)626
FIPS code06-22230
GNIS feature IDs1652702, 2410413
Websiteci.el-monte.ca.us

El Monte is a city in Los Angeles County, California. It is in the San Gabriel Valley, east of Los Angeles. At the 2010 census, 113,475 lived there. This was lower than the 2000 census, when 115,965 people lived there. The city was first incorporated in 1912. Its name means "the mountain" in Spanish.[7][8]

References[change | change source]

  1. "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.
  2. "Government: Council Members". City of El Monte. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  3. "Treasury". City of El Monte. Retrieved December 30, 2017.
  4. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  5. "El Monte". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 30, 2015.
  6. "El Monte (city) QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 1, 2012. Retrieved April 16, 2015.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  8. "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.