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90247, 90248, 90249

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The population of Gardena is approximately 59,557 (2000), 58829 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 19,037 (1990), 20558 (2010).

The amount of land area in Gardena is 13.678 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Gardena is 5.95 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gardena to Washington DC is 2433 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 367 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gardena is positioned 33.89 degrees north of the equator and 118.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Gardena location: near Los Angeles in Southern California. It is about thirteen miles south of the city of Los Angeles and is located near the Harbor, San Diego and Gardena Freeways as well as being south of the 105 Freeway.

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Gardena history:

Early on, the Gardena area was part of the rancho estates of many prominent families, such as the Rosecrans and Dominguez families. The man generally credited with starting the first settlement here is Spencer R. Thorpe from Ventura.

Gardena received its name when a local resident settled here. This person thought the region to be a beautiful garden spot - hence - Gardena! When it was incorporated in 1930, the city absorbed the local communities of Moneta and Strawberry Park.
The settling of Gardena: 1850's
The incorporation date of Gardena: September 11, 1930

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