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El Monte
Los Angeles County, California

91731, 91732

"Friendly City of El Monte."

Page Contents for El Monte, California

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of El Monte is approximately 118,600 (2000), 113475 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 27,611 (1998), 27814 (2010).
The amount of land area in El Monte is 24.606 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in El Monte is 9.67 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.364 sq kilometers.
The distance from El Monte to Washington DC is 2415 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 365 miles. (as the crow flies)
El Monte is positioned 34.07 degrees north of the equator and 118.02 degrees west of the prime meridian.
El Monte elevation is 278 feet above sea level.
El Monte median income is $ 30,795.
The El Monte median home price is $ 172,100.


in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley near Los Angeles
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mild. See this weather page for El Monte.
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History & History Related Items

El Monte was founded around 1850 near the western end of the old Santa Fe Trail. Its first name was Lexington. The name was changed to El Monte in 1868
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The incorporation of El Monte

November 18, 1912


Things to see and do in the El Monte and South El Monte area.

El Monte is one of the ten safest Cities in the United States of America the second year in a row (1998)

El Monte Museum of History
3150 Tyler Ave.
El Monte, CA 9173-3354
Phone: 626-580-2232
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El Monte City Government

The city of El Monte
11333 Valley Blvd.
El Monte, CA 91731-3210
Phone: 626-580-2001
Fax: (626) 444-3502
TDD/CA Relay Calls - 1-800-735-2929

The City of El Monte operates under the Council/Administrator form of government, and is a General Law City. The City Councilmembers are elected to a 4 year, staggered term, with the Mayor elected to a two year term.

El Monte Senior Citizen's Center
3120 Tyler Ave.
El Monte, CA 91731-3354
Phone: 626-580-2210


Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors
El Monte Office
3219 Tyler Ave.
El Monte, CA 91731-3355
Phone: 626-350-4500

El Monte Chamber

El Monte-South El Monte Chamber of Commerce
10505 Valley Blvd., Suite 312
P.O. Box 5866
El Monte, CA. 91734
Phone: 626-443-0180
Fax: 626-443-0463

El Monte Community Events

Community Events

El Monte Organizations

El Monte-South El Monte Chamber of Commerce
10505 Valley Blvd., Suite 312
P.O. Box 5866
El Monte, CA. 91734
Phone: 626-443-0180
Fax: 626-443-0463

El Monte Libraries

El Monte Public Library
3224 Tyler Ave.
El Monte, CA 91731-3356
Phone: 626-444-9506

El Monte Schools

El Monte School District
3540 Lexington Ave.
El Monte, CA 91731-2684
Phone: 626-453-3700 El Monte


The population of El Monte was:
1998 - 113,302
2000 - 118,600

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