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The population of Duarte is approximately 21,924 (2007), 21321 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,805 (2007), 7013 (2010).

The amount of land area in Duarte is 18.684 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Duarte is 6.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Duarte to Washington DC is 2410 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 362 miles. (as the crow flies)
Duarte is positioned 34.15 degrees north of the equator and 117.95 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Duarte elevation is 510 feet above sea level.
The Duarte city flower is the The Daisy.
Duarte per capita income is $19,648 (2000).
Duarte median income is $64,400 (2007).

The Duarte median home price is $507,500 (2007).

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Location

Duarte location: about 29 miles from Los Angeles and 21 miles from Anaheim in southern California. Other nearby communities include Bradbury, Irwindale, Monrovia, Mayflower Village, Azusa, Vincent, Baldwin Park and North El Monte.

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History & History Related Items

Duarte history:

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Andres Duarte and his wife were granted almost 7,000 acres of land in the upper San Gabriel Valley. He named his property, "Rancho Azusa de Duarte." By the mid-1800's, most of the original land had been sold to pay off debts. One of the purchasers was Dr. Nehemiah Beardslee. He began the first school in Duarte and established the first water lines. Eventually all the land was sub-divided and sold off into individual lots.

The community grew over the years. By 1957, many in Duarte desired incorporation. Duarte was officially incorporated on 22 August 1957.

The first recorded avocado tree grown in California was in Duarte - the Chappelow Avocado tree, named for William Chappelow, Sr. Who received it from the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1893.
The incorporation date of Duarte: August 22, 1957

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Attractions

Duarte attractions:

Duarte Historical Museum
The City has an all-volunteer museum which is a resource for the community and a wonderful site for visitors to the area.
777 Encanto Parkway
Duarte, CA
Phone: 626-357-9419
Open Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

The City of Hope
National Medical Center & Beckman Research Institute
An NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
1500 East Duarte Road
Duarte, California 91010-3000
Phone: (626) 359-8111 Located 25 miles east of downtown Los Angeles

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