Long Beach, California

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Long Beach
City of Long Beach
Images from top, left to right: Long Beach skyline from Bluff Park, RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Cavern exhibit, Hanjin Terminal at Port of Long Beach, Villa Riviera, Metro Blue Line, Long Beach Lighthouse
Images from top, left to right: Long Beach skyline from Bluff Park, RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Cavern exhibit, Hanjin Terminal at Port of Long Beach, Villa Riviera, Metro Blue Line, Long Beach Lighthouse
Nickname(s): 
LB, the LBC
Motto(s): 
The International City
Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California
Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California
Coordinates: 33°46′5.9556″N 118°11′44.2206″W / 33.768321000°N 118.195616833°W / 33.768321000; -118.195616833Coordinates: 33°46′5.9556″N 118°11′44.2206″W / 33.768321000°N 118.195616833°W / 33.768321000; -118.195616833
Country United States
State California
CountyLos Angeles
IncorporatedDecember 13, 1897
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager government
 • MayorBob Foster
 • City CouncilRobert Garcia
Suja Lowenthal
Gary DeLong
Patrick O'Donnell
Gerrie Schipske
Dee Andrews
James Johnson
Rae Gabelich
Steve Neal
 • City AttorneyRobert E. Shannon
 • City AuditorEddie Deason
 • City ProsecutorDoug Haubert
Area
 • Total51.437 sq mi (133.223 km2)
 • Land50.293 sq mi (130.259 km2)
 • Water1.144 sq mi (2.964 km2)  2.22%
Elevation
0 ft (Sea Level 0 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total462,257
 • Rank2nd in Los Angeles County
7th in California
36th in the United States
 • Density9,191.3/sq mi (3,548.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
90801-90810, 90813-90815, 90822, 90831-90835, 90840, 90842, 90844-90848, 90853, 90888, 90899
Area code(s)562, 310 (Only Some Small Areas Cover 310 Area Code)
FIPS code06-43000
GNIS feature ID1652747
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]

  1. U.S. Census