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Welcome to Alhambra ...

The city of Alhambra is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

When the people of Alhambra refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Alhambran<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Alhambra has a population of 83,750 people<3> (see below for details).

Alhambra was incorporated July 11, 1903.

The community of Alhambra is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Alhambra lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alhambra: (323)

The ZIP codes for Alhambra: 91801-91804, 91841, 91896, 91899<5>

Websites for Alhambra ...

Official Website:   www.cityofalhambra.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.alhambrachamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Alhambra had an population of 83,750 people. This is an increase of 0.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.39% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alhambra had a population of 83,089 people. This makes Alhambra the county's 22nd most populous community.

The population of Alhambra represents 0.22% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 83,089 people, the population of Alhambra decreased 3.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 85,804 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Alhambra.

Communities Also Named Alhambra ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alhambra - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alhambra.

Communities near Alhambra ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alhambra.

  • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County]
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    • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Alhambra
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,979,576 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Los Angeles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Los Angeles<7>
  • Glendale [Los Angeles County]
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    • Glendale [Los Angeles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Alhambra
    • Estimated population in 2019: 199,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<7>
  • Fullerton [Orange County]
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    • Fullerton [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Alhambra
    • Estimated population in 2019: 138,632 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton<7>
  • Downey [Los Angeles County]
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    • Downey [Los Angeles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Alhambra
    • Estimated population in 2019: 111,126 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Inglewood [Los Angeles County]
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      • Inglewood [Los Angeles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Alhambra
      • Estimated population in 2019: 108,151 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inglewood<7>
    • West Covina [Los Angeles County]
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      • West Covina [Los Angeles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Alhambra
      • Estimated population in 2019: 105,101 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Covina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Covina<7>
    • Norwalk [Los Angeles County]
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      • Norwalk [Los Angeles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Alhambra
      • Estimated population in 2019: 103,949 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<7>
    • Burbank [Los Angeles County]
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      • Burbank [Los Angeles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Alhambra
      • Estimated population in 2019: 102,511 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burbank
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burbank<7>
    • Compton [Los Angeles County]
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      • Compton [Los Angeles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Alhambra
      • Estimated population in 2019: 95,605 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Compton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Compton<7>
    • South Gate [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Gate
      • South Gate [Los Angeles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Alhambra
      • Estimated population in 2019: 93,444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Gate
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Gate<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alhambra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alhambra.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alhambra. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alhambra.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alhambra. Our list includes 38 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Alhambra.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alhambra ...

Looking for more information about Alhambra? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Alhambra, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alhambra.

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The official website for Alhambra: www.cityofalhambra.org/

The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of California's counties, including Los Angeles, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Alhambra refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Alhambra may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alhambra.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alhambra - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Alhambra). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alhambra or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Alhambra includes: 91801, 91802, 91803, 91841, 91896 & 91899.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alhambra) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alhambra. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alhambra

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alhambra. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0952, Longitude: -118.1268    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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