San Pedro, California

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San Pedro
Boundaries of San Pedro as drawn by the Los Angeles Times
Boundaries of San Pedro as drawn by the Los Angeles Times
San Pedro is located in Southern Los Angeles
San Pedro
San Pedro
Location within Southern Los Angeles
Coordinates: 33°44′N 118°17′W / 33.74°N 118.29°W / 33.74; -118.29Coordinates: 33°44′N 118°17′W / 33.74°N 118.29°W / 33.74; -118.29
CountyLos Angeles
Elevation34 m (112 ft)
Population
 • Total86,000
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
Area code(s)310/424
GNIS feature ID1661392

San Pedro (/sænˈpdr/san-PEE-droh;[2][3][4][5]) is a neighborhood in the American city of Los Angeles, California. Formerly it was a separate city. It became a part of Los Angeles in 1909.

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  1. "San Pedro". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved January 7, 2018.
  2. "Pronouncing Los Angeles". www.laalmanac.com.
  3. "KNX On Your Corner: 'San Pee-dro' Vs. 'San Pay-dro'". July 19, 2013.
  4. Lauren Lloyd (May 7, 2013). "Why Spanish Pronunciations Of L.A. Neighborhoods Are Making A Comeback". LAist. Gothamist LLC. Archived from the original on June 9, 2013. Retrieved December 13, 2013.
  5. Pollack, Gina (July 22, 2019). "How To Speak LA: Your Guide To The City's Most Debated And Mispronounced Words". LAist. Archived from the original on 2020-11-12. Retrieved 2021-05-22.