Los Angeles County, California

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Los Angeles County, California
County
County of Los Angeles
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Flag of Los Angeles County, California
Flag
Official seal of Los Angeles County, California
Seal
Nickname(s): "L.A. County"
Location of the county in California
Location of the county in California
California's location in the contiguous United States
California's location in the contiguous United States
Coordinates: 34°3′N 118°15′W / 34.050°N 118.250°W / 34.050; -118.250Coordinates: 34°3′N 118°15′W / 34.050°N 118.250°W / 34.050; -118.250
Country  United States
State

 California


Region Southern California
Metro area Greater Los Angeles
Formed February 18, 1850[1]
Named for The Los Angeles, which was named for Our Lady, Queen of the Angels
County seat Los Angeles
Largest city Los Angeles
Incorporated cities 88
Government
 • Type Council–manager
 • Body Board of Supervisors
 • Board of Supervisors[2]
 • Chief executive officer Sachi A. Hamai
Area
 • Total 4,751 sq mi (12,310 km2)
 • Land 4,058 sq mi (10,510 km2)
 • Water 693 sq mi (1,790 km2)
Highest elevation[3] 10,068 ft (3,069 m)
Lowest elevation[4] 0 ft (0 m)
Population (April 1, 2010)[5]
 • Total 9,818,605
 • Estimate (2017)[5] 10,163,507
 • Density 2,100/sq mi (800/km2)
Time zone Pacific Time Zone (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 90001–90899, 91001–93599
Area codes 213, 310/424, 323, 562, 626, 661, 747/818, 909
FIPS code 06-037
GNIS feature ID 277283
GDP $664 billion[6]
Website www.lacounty.gov

Los Angeles County is a county in California and is by far the most populous county in the United States. Figures from the U.S. Census Bureau give an estimated 2006 population of 9,948,081 residents, [7] while the California State government's population bureau lists a January 1, 2007 estimate of 10,331,939. [8] The county seat is the City of Los Angeles.

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