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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Azusa is approximately 46,672 (2009), 46361 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,013 (2000), 12716 (2010).
The amount of land area in Azusa is 23.311 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Azusa is 8.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Azusa to Washington DC is 2408 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 365 miles. (as the crow flies)
Azusa is positioned 34.13 degrees north of the equator and 117.91 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Azusa elevation is 612 feet above sea level.
Azusa per capita income is $ 17,933 (2008).
Azusa median income is $ 51,555 (2008).
The Azusa median home price is $ 373,880 (2008).


in southern California in the San Gabriel Valley, about 32 miles from Los Angeles and about 20 miles from Anaheim. Other nearby communities include Citrus, Vincent, Covina, Glendora, Duarte, Charter Oak, Irwindale and Bradbury.
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History & History Related Items

The city's name may be derived from that of a Shoshonean Indian village, Asuksagna, formerly located nearby.

Here is a history page for Azusa.
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The incorporation of Azusa

Dec. 29, 1898


The Durrell House Museum
729 N. Dalton Ave
Azusa, CA
Phone: 626-334-1382
Please call ahead for appointments

The Azusa Golden Days
Held each year in October since 1949!
Phone: 626-812-5200

See photos of Azusa.
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Azusa City Government

City of Azusa
213 E. Foothill Blvd.
Azusa California 91702
Phone: (626) 812-5200
The cityhas a Council-City Manager form of government. The council is made up of five members and includes the mayor. The City Manager leads the city on a daily basis.

Azusa Historical Events

Jack Benny day was held in 1966 to honor the star mostly because of the long-running gag he used in his radio and television programs. The announcer, Mel Blanc, acting as a train announcer, would call out, Train leaving on Track Five for Anaheim, Azusa and Cu-ca-monga. The announcement would always get a laugh so they left it in. There was a parade this day and gold keys to the cities were presented from the three cities in the announcement. Jack Benny died in 1974 and in the Los Angeles Times, the headline read, Last call for Anaheim, Azusa and Cucamonga.

Azusa Chamber

Azusa Chamber of Commerce
240 W. Foothill
Azusa, CA 91702
Phone: (626) 334-1507

Azusa Organizations

Azusa Chamber of Commerce
240 W. Foothill
Azusa, CA 91702
Phone: (626) 334-1507

Azusa Libraries

City of Azusa Library
729 North Dalton Avenue
Azusa California 91702
Phone: (626)812-5232

Azusa Schools

Azusa Unified School District
546 S. Citrus Avenue
Azusa, CA 91702
Phone: 626-967-6211
Azusa Pacific University
901 E. Alosta Ave
P.O. Box 7000
Azusa, CA 91702
Phone: 626-969-3434
Established in 1899 Azusa


The population of Azusa was:
1998 - 43,801
2000 - 44,712
2005 - 47,120
2009 - 46,672

Population Density:
2000 - 5,023.7 persons per square mile

Median age:
2000 - 27 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 13,232
2000 - 13,013

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 39,191
2008 - $ 51,555

Per Capita Income:
1990 - $ 11,038
2000 - $ 13,412
2008 - $ 17,933

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 143,400
2008 - $ 373,880

Azusa is located in the Pacific Time Zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.

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