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La Mirada
Los Angeles County, California


Page Contents for La Mirada, California

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
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.
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.


about twenty miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles. Here is a Map page for La Mirada.
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mild. Here is weather page for La Mirada.
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History & History Related Items

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.
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The incorporation of La Mirada

March 23, 1960 as La Mirada Hills. The name was changed to La Mirada on December 15, 1960.


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

City of La Mirada
13700 La Mirada Blvd.
La Mirada, CA 90638
Phone: (562) 943-0131
mailing address:
P.O. Box 828
La Mirada, CA 90637-0828

La Mirada has a general law form of government.

La Mirada Chamber

La Mirada Chamber of Commerce
15086 Rosecrans Avenue
La Mirada, CA 90638
Phone: (562) 521-1700
Phone: (562) 946-6485
FAX (562) 522-8611

La Mirada Organizations

La Mirada Chamber of Commerce
15086 Rosecrans Avenue
La Mirada, CA 90638
Phone: (562) 521-1700
Phone: (562) 946-6485
FAX (562) 522-8611

La Mirada Libraries

La Mirada Library
Branch of the Los Angeles County Library System
13800 La Mirada Boulevard
La Mirada, CA 90638-3098
Phone: (562) 943-0277

La Mirada Schools

La Mirada High School
13520 Adelfa Dr.
La Mirada, CA 90638-3197
Phone: 562-943-0231

Norwalk - La Mirada School District


Biola University
13800 Biola Avenue
La Mirada, California 90639-0001
Toll-free: 1-800-OK-BIOLA
Phone: 562-903-4752 La Mirada


The population of La Mirada was:
1980 - 40,986
1990 - 40,452
1999 - 48,000+

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