Long Beach, California

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Long Beach, California
City of Long Beach
Images from top, left to right: Long Beach skyline from Bluff Park, retired RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Cavern exhibit, TTI Terminal at Port of Long Beach, Villa Riviera, Metro A Line, Long Beach Lighthouse
Images from top, left to right: Long Beach skyline from Bluff Park, retired RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Cavern exhibit, TTI Terminal at Port of Long Beach, Villa Riviera, Metro A Line, Long Beach Lighthouse
Flag of Long Beach, California
Flag
Official seal of Long Beach, California
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Aquatic Capital of America"[1]
Motto(s): 
"The International City"
Location within Los Angeles County in the U.S. state of California
Location within Los Angeles County in the U.S. state of California
Long Beach is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Long Beach
Long Beach
Location within the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Long Beach is located in southern California
Long Beach
Long Beach
Location within California
Long Beach is located in California
Long Beach
Long Beach
Location within the United States
Long Beach is located in the United States
Long Beach
Long Beach
Long Beach (the United States)
Coordinates: 33°46′6″N 118°11′44″W / 33.76833°N 118.19556°W / 33.76833; -118.19556Coordinates: 33°46′6″N 118°11′44″W / 33.76833°N 118.19556°W / 33.76833; -118.19556
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
CSALos Angeles-Long Beach
MSALos Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim
IncorporatedDecember 13, 1897[2]
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • MayorRobert Garcia (D)[3]
 • City council[7]Mary Zendejas
Cindy Allen
Suzie Price
Daryl Supernaw
Stacy Mungo
Suely Saro
Roberto Uranga
Al Austin
Rex Richardson (Vice Mayor)
 • City managerTom Modica[4]
 • City auditorLaura L. Doud[5]
 • City prosecutorDoug Haubert[6]
Area
 • City80.35 sq mi (208.10 km2)
 • Land50.70 sq mi (131.32 km2)
 • Water29.64 sq mi (76.77 km2)  2.22%
Elevation52 ft (16 m)
Population
 • City462,257
 • Estimate 
(2019)
462,628
 • Rank2nd in Los Angeles County
7th in California
43rd in the United States
 • Density9,123.91/sq mi (3,522.77/km2)
 • Metro
13,131,431
 • CSA17,877,006
Time zoneUTC– 08:00 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC– 07:00 (PDT)
ZIP Codes[12]
90801–90810, 90813–90815, 90822, 90831–90835, 90840, 90842, 90844, 90846–90848, 90853, 90895, 90899
Area code562
FIPS code06-43000
GNIS feature IDs1652747, 2410866
Websitewww.longbeach.gov

Long Beach is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, USA, on the Pacific coast. It borders Orange County on its southeast edge. It is about 20 miles (30 km) south of downtown Los Angeles. It is a part of the Greater Los Angeles Area.

References[change | change source]

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  4. "City Manager". City of Long Beach, CA. Archived from the original on October 29, 2019. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  5. "Laura Doud : Long Beach City Auditor". Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud. Archived from the original on January 30, 2015. Retrieved January 29, 2015.
  6. "Meet the Prosecutor". City of Long Beach. Archived from the original on January 9, 2015. Retrieved January 9, 2015.
  7. "City Council". City of Long Beach. Archived from the original on October 29, 2019. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  8. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  9. "Long Beach". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
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  11. "American Fact Finder – Results". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved April 7, 2015.
  12. "ZIP Code(tm) Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original on February 11, 2012. Retrieved November 17, 2014.