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Zip Codes

90802, 90803, 90805, 90808, 90813, 90814, 90815, 90822

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Long Beach is approximately 437,816 (1997), 462257 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 170,388 (1990), 163531 (2010).

The amount of land area in Long Beach is 129.54 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 39.807 sq kilometers.
The distance from Long Beach to Washington DC is 2426 miles. The distance to the California state capital is 377 miles. (as the crow flies)
Long Beach is positioned 33.78 degrees north of the equator and 118.15 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Long Beach elevation is 29 feet above sea level.
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Location

Long Beach location: 22 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. It is on San Pedro Bay on the Pacific Ocean.

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Climate & Weather

Long Beach average temperature is (winter) 46-67; (spring) 55-74; (summer) 63-83; (fall) 50-73 degrees F.
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Long Beach history:

A history page for Long Beach which also includes a good time-line.
A rancho was awarded to Manuel Nieto in 1784 in what is now the Long Beach area. The city was known as Willmore City in 1882. It was incorporated in 1888.
The founding of Long Beach: 1881
The incorporation date of Long Beach: February 10, 1888, but disincorporated on July 24, 1896. A second incorporation was effective on December 13, 1897.

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Attractions

Long Beach attractions:

The U.S. Navy has multiple facilities in Long Beach and the area.

The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Hwy.
Long Beach, Ca 90802-6390
Phone: 562-435-3511
Fax: 562-437-4531
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at the south end of the 710 Freeway on the water in Long Beach just across the harbor from the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific
For Information: 562-435-3511
Explore to your heart's content all 1,019.5 feet of the 81,237 ton ship in the Long Beach Harbor. You can even stay the night in one of the staterooms!
See and board a Russian, Foxtrot class submarine.
See some real Titanic artifacts and view the exhibit on the ill-fated liner. Other special events are scheduled during the year. Please call to confirm hours and fees.

See a photo gallery of Long Beach.

Attractions in Long Beach and the area.

Long Beach Firefighter's Museum
1445 Peterson Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813-2325
Phone: 562-570-2985

Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific
100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, California 90801
Phone: 562-590-3100
Fax: 562-590-3109
Email: info@lbaop.org
Open daily from 10 am to 6 pm
Be sure to visit the Shark Lagoon. There are some sharks you can touch and some you can't!

Photos and information for Long Beach.

Please call for Visitor Information: (800) 452-7829

Photos and information for Naples - a peninsula on the southern most tip of Long Beach. Naples was patterned after the Italian city with canals. Authentic gondolas glide along the waterways while others watch from the waterfront sidewalks. Private tours are available by reservation by calling: (562) 433-9595. Tours depart from Alamitos Bay at 5437 E. Ocean Blvd in Long Beach.

Photos and information on the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach along 2nd Street and Ocean Avenue in the southern portion of the city. It, like Naples, was supposed to become a "little Italy" complete with canals. Unlike nearby Naples, the community never took hold. It did, however, evolve into a quaint beach community. It is located near California State University at Long beach.

The home of the World's Largest Flag - located at 4th Street and Lime Ave.
Email: ski@superflag.com

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