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Welcome to Artesia ...

The city of Artesia is located in Los Angeles County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Artesia has a population of 16,904 people<1> (see below for details).

Artesia was established in 1875 and was incorporated May 29, 1959.

The community of Artesia is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Artesia: (562)

The ZIP codes for Artesia: 90701-90702<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Artesia had a population of 16,522 people. This makes Artesia the county's 70th most populous community.

The population of Artesia represents 0.04% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 311st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 16,522 people, the population of Artesia has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,380 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Artesia had an population of 16,904 people. This is an increase of 2.31% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Artesia ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Anaheim   [Map]   352,497   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fullerton   [Map]   140,392   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Garden Grove   [Map]   174,226   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Huntington Beach   [Map]   201,874   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Long Beach   [Map]   469,450   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Los Angeles   [Map]   3,999,759   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Artesia.

Communities Also Named Artesia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Artesia - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico and North Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Artesia. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Artesia. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Artesia. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Artesia:

Websites for Artesia ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Artesia ...

Looking for more information about Artesia? 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 Artesia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Artesia.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Artesia.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Artesia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Artesia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Artesia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Artesia includes: 90701 & 90702.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Artesia) 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 Artesia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Artesia

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Artesia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8658, Longitude: -118.0822     [Map].

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