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Bell Gardens
Los Angeles County, California


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Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Bell Gardens is approximately 43,771 (1998), 42072 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,203 (1998), 9655 (2010).
The amount of land area in Bell Gardens is 6.508 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Bell Gardens is 2.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.003 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bell Gardens to Washington DC is 2423 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 367 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bell Gardens is positioned 33.96 degrees north of the equator and 118.15 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Bell Gardens median income is $ 23,819 (median).
The Bell Gardens median home price is $ 160,500 (median).


near Los Angeles, in southern California
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History & History Related Items

Bell Gardens is on the site of part of the old Rancho San Antonio, a Spanish land grant of 1810. The original adobe house still stands and is a local attraction. The city began to grow during the 1930's. The city grew from the next-door city of Bell, from which its name, Bell Gardens, was coined. Bellflower
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The incorporation of Bell Gardens

Aug. 1, 1961


Bell Gardens is a densely populated residential community, its manufactures include metal products, recycled paper, and processed food.
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Bell Gardens City Government

City of Bell Gardens, California
7100 South Garfield Ave.
Bell Gardens, CA 90201
Tel: (562) 806-7700
Fax: (562) 806-7709

Bell Gardens has a City Council/City Manager form of government

Bell Gardens Schools

The Children of Bell Gardens attend schools in the Montebello Unified School District

Bell Gardens High School
6119 Agra St.
Bell Gardens, California 90201
Phone: 323-826-5151

Class of 1981Alumni Website
Alumni from all area schools, and from all class years, are welcome at the Class of 1981 Alumni website at

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