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Hermosa Beach
Los Angeles County, California


Page Contents for Hermosa Beach, California

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Hermosa Beach is approximately 19,175 (2002), 19506 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,689 (1990), 9550 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hermosa Beach is 3.707 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Hermosa Beach is 1.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 11.598 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hermosa Beach to Washington DC is 2440 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 366 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hermosa Beach is positioned 33.85 degrees north of the equator and 118.42 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hermosa Beach elevation is 0 - 200 feet above sea level.
Hermosa Beach median income is $ 100,755 (2000).
Hermosa Beach average annual rainfall is 12.1 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 55 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 74 degrees F.


near Los Angeles on the southern California coast on the southern end of Santa Monica Bay. Here is a map page of the city.
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mild. Here is a current weather page for the city.
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History & History Related Items

Hermosa Beach means "Beautiful" beach and was once the domain of herds of sheep which grazed the barley fields there. The area was originally part of the Rancho Sausal Redondo. A.E. Pomeroy bought 1500 acres in 1900. It would become what is now Hermosa Beach. The first pier was built in 1904, completely of wood. It went five hundred feet into the ocean. Go to this history page for much more information including some pictures.

Here is a history page for Hermosa Beach. Also try this history page for more info plus many good historical photographs.
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The incorporation of Hermosa Beach

1907, January 14


Great pictures and more for Hermosa Beach. For more information on Hermosa Beach, please call: (310) 318-0239

Things to do in Hermosa Beach.

From July to September enjoy free sunset concerts at the beach.

Fiesta Hermosa
Enjoy three days of fun each Memorial Day Weekend with crafts, aft, entertainment, rides and more, all geared for family fun.

The current Hermosa Beach pier is 1,228 feet long and is used year-round.

Learn more about Hermosa Beach on this informative site.
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Hermosa Beach City Government

City of Hermosa Beach
1315 Valley Drive
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: 310-318-0239

Hermosa Beach has a Council-City Manager form of government.

Hermosa Beach Chamber

Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
1007 Hermosa Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: (310) 376-0951
Fax: (310) 798-2594

Hermosa Beach Community Events

February each year
Sand & Strand Run - This is the second oldest standing run in the area. The course runs 45% on the Strand and 55% on the beach.

December each year
The Sand Snowman Contest - This competition in sand sculpting is always hotly contested with awards for different categories including, "Best California Snowman" or "Best Dressed."

Hermosa Beach Organizations

Hermosa Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
1007 Hermosa Avenue
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: (310) 376-0951
Fax: (310) 798-2594

Hermosa Beach Schools

Hermosa Beach City School District
1645 Valley Drive
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone: 310-937-5877
FAX: 310-376-4974 Hermosa Beach


The population of Hermosa Beach was:
1990 - 18,219
2002 - 19,175

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