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Manhattan Beach
Los Angeles County, California


Page Contents for Manhattan Beach, 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 Manhattan Beach is approximately 33,094 (2000), 35135 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 14,695 (1999), 14038 (2010).
The amount of land area in Manhattan Beach is 10.184 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Manhattan Beach is 3.88 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 16.656 sq kilometers.
The distance from Manhattan Beach to Washington DC is 2440 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 363 miles. (as the crow flies)
Manhattan Beach is positioned 33.89 degrees north of the equator and 118.42 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Manhattan Beach elevation is 120 feet above sea level.
Manhattan Beach median income is $ 68,589.
Manhattan Beach average annual rainfall is 12.07 inches per year
The average winter temperature is 55 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 70 degrees F.


in the area known as the Los Angeles South Bay (Manhattan, Hermosa and Redondo Beaches), Manhattan Beach is only 3 miles south of the Los Angeles International Airport.
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History & History Related Items

The community, first known as Rancho Sausal Redondo, grew after the establishment (1888) of a public transit system here. In 1900 it was renamed Manhattan, probably for Manhattan Island in New York City; the word Beach was added in 1927.

Manhattan Beach history information . Here is another history page for the area along with some nice historical photographs.
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The incorporation of Manhattan Beach

1912, December 2


Manhattan Beach includes 2.1 miles of beach with a total of 40 acres of beach area.

Great pictures and more for Manhattan Beach.

Manhattan Beach is well-known for is 928 foot long pier. The Marine Studies Lab and Aquarium is located at the end of the pier and includes a Shark Tank, a Touch Tank and Tanks with baby sharks and non-native fish. It is free to the public. Tours are available.

An interesting information page for Manhattan Beach.
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Manhattan Beach City Government

City of Manhattan Beach
1400 Highland Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310 802-5000
Fax: 310-802-5001

Manhattan Beach Chamber

Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce
425 Fifteenth Street
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310-545-5313
Fax: 310-545-7203

Manhattan Beach Organizations

Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce
425 Fifteenth Street
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Phone: 310-545-5313
Fax: 310-545-7203
Email Manhattan Beach


The population of Manhattan Beach was:
1980 - 31,542
1990 - 32,063
2000 - 33,094

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