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Palos Verdes Estates
Los Angeles County, California

ZipCodes
90274




Page Contents for Palos Verdes Estates, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Palos Verdes Estates is approximately 13,868 (2004).
The approximate number of families is 5,202 (2000).
The amount of land area in Palos Verdes Estates is 12.449 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Palos Verdes Estates is 4.75 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Palos Verdes Estates to Washington DC is 2439 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 371 miles. (as the crow flies)
Palos Verdes Estates is positioned 33.78 degrees north of the equator and 118.39 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Palos Verdes Estates elevation is 217 feet above sea level.
Palos Verdes Estates per capita income is $ 69,040 (2000).
Palos Verdes Estates median income is $ 123,534 (2000).
The Palos Verdes Estates median home price is $ 795,600 (2000).
The average winter temperature is 67 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 80 degrees F.

Location

on the western side of the Palos Verdes Peninsula near Los Angeles along the Southern California Coast. Other nearby communities include Rolling Hills Estates, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Redondo Beach, Torrance, Hermosa Beach, Lomita and Manhattan Beach.
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Climate


coastal with stable temperatures year-round. Winter temperatures tend to average in the upper 50's with summer temperatures averaging in the low 70's. Precipitation generally falls only in the winter and late fall months.
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History & History Related Items

Incorporated in 1939, Palos Verdes Estates is the oldest residential community on the peninsula. There are 849 acres dedicated as parkland which helps give it the reputation as a "garden suburb."

The Palos Verdes Homes Association helps maintain the community standards. Only a limited number of home sites remain in the community. Its founding father is considered to be Frank Vanderlip, one of a group of investors who purchased the 16,000 acres of peninsula land in 1913.

Here is a nice history page for Palos Verdes Estates, including several photographs.
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The incorporation of Palos Verdes Estates

1939


Attractions

This informative page lists and describes several neighborhood areas of Palos Verdes Estates with many pictures of each area. Other information about the area is also included on the page.

Peninsula Symphony
P.O. Box 2602
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274
Phone: 310-544-0320

Palos Verdes Art Center
5504 W. Crestridge Rd.
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
Telephone: 310.541.2479
Fax: 310.541.9520

Information on Arts and Culture on the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

According to the 2000 census data, Palos Verdes Estates is the 81st richest place with more than 1,000 persons in the United States. (based on per capita income)
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Palos Verdes Estates City Government

City of Palos Verdes Estates
340 Palos Verdes Drive West
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Phone: 310-378-0383
Fax: 310-378-7820

Palos Verdes Estates Chamber

Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
707 Silver Spur Road, #100
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Phone: 310-377-8111

This area of the Palos Verdes Peninsula is made up of four communities: Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, and Rancho Palos Verdes. Two unincorporated areas - Academy Hill and Westfield are located off Palos Verdes Drive North.

Palos Verdes is the Spanish name for the Indian term "green trees."

The Palos Verdes Peninsula takes in a 26.3 square mile area. There are no hotels, motels, hospitals or major industries on the Peninsula.

Palos Verdes Estates Organizations

Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau
707 Silver Spur Road, #100
Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
Phone: 310-377-8111

This area of the Palos Verdes Peninsula is made up of four communities: Palos Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills, Rolling Hills Estates, and Rancho Palos Verdes. Two unincorporated areas - Academy Hill and Westfield are located off Palos Verdes Drive North.

Palos Verdes is the Spanish name for the Indian term "green trees."

The Palos Verdes Peninsula takes in a 26.3 square mile area. There are no hotels, motels, hospitals or major industries on the Peninsula.

Palos Verdes Estates Libraries

Palos Verdes Library District
Malaga Cove Library
2400 Via Campesina
Palos Verdes Estates, California 90274
Phone: 310-377-9584, ext. 551

Palos Verdes Estates Schools

Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District
3801 Via La Selva
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
Phone: 310-378-9966 Palos Verdes Estates

Miscellany

The area code is 310 (2000)

The population of Palos Verdes Estates was:
1990 - 13,512
2000 - 13,340
2002 - 13,750
2004 - 13,868 (estimate)


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