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The population of La Mirada is approximately 48,000 (1999), 48527 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,354 (1990), 14681 (2010).

The amount of land area in La Mirada is 20.334 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in La Mirada is 7.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.069 sq kilometers.
The distance from La Mirada to Washington DC is 2416 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 375 miles. (as the crow flies)
La Mirada is positioned 33.90 degrees north of the equator and 118.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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La Mirada location: about twenty miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Here is a Map page for La Mirada.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in La Mirada is mild. Here is weather page for La Mirada.
La Mirada average annual rainfall is 15.5 inches per year
The average low temperature is 55 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 74 degrees F.
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La Mirada history:

La Mirada is chiefly residential, with some small-scale industry. Biola University (1908) and a performing arts theater are in the city. Thousands of olive trees were planted here in the late 1800s. In a major real estate transaction, the site of the city was sold for subdivision in 1953. The city's name, Spanish for "the view," refers to the panoramic view from hills here.
The incorporation date of La Mirada: March 23, 1960 as La Mirada Hills. The name was changed to La Mirada on December 15, 1960.

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La Mirada attractions:

A Photo Gallery for La Mirada, including many historical photos.

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