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Santa Monica
Los Angeles County, California

90401, 90402, 90403, 90404, 90405

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Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Santa Monica is approximately 90,000 (2000), 89736 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 47,753 (1990), 46917 (2010).
The amount of land area in Santa Monica is 21.423 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 19.777 sq kilometers.
The distance from Santa Monica to Washington DC is 2443 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 354 miles. (as the crow flies)
Santa Monica is positioned 34.01 degrees north of the equator and 118.49 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Santa Monica elevation is 101 feet above sea level.


on Santa Monica Bay in Los Angeles County, 16 miles west of downtown Los Angeles and eight miles north of the Los Angeles International Airport.
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History & History Related Items

Spaniards visiting the site gave the name Santa Monica to a spring here. A Mexican ranch incorporating the site of the present-day city was established by grant in 1838. The property was later sold to land developers, who laid out the community in 1875.
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The founding of Santa Monica


The incorporation of Santa Monica



Many art galleries and artist studios are located within the city

Great pictures and more for Santa Monica.

For more information on Santa Monica, please call: (310) 319-6263

Santa Monica has 3.5 miles of sand on the Pacific Ocean

California Heritage Museum
2612 Main St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310/392-8537

Museum of Flying
End of 28th St.
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310/392-8822

Pacific Park at Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone: 310/260-8744

Santa Monica Pier with great pictures too!

Santa Monica Symphony Orchestra
Information: 310 996 3260
The Symphony is 56 years old and provides four free classical symphonic concerts throughout the year.
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Economy & Industry

It is chiefly a seaside resort and residential city, but also has varied light manufacturing; products include aircraft and aerospace equipment, electronic components, and pens.
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Santa Monica


The population of Santa Monica was:
1980 - 88,314
1990 - 86,905
2000 - 90,000

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