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Welcome to Azusa ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Azusa has a population of 49,689 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Azusa, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated December 29, 1898.

Azusa is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Azusa: (626)

The ZIP code for Azusa: 91702<4>

Websites for Azusa ...

Official Website: www.ci.azusa.ca.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Azusa had an population of 49,689 people. This is an increase of 7.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Azusa had a population of 46,361 people. This makes Azusa the county's 41st most populous community.

The population of Azusa represents 0.12% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 180th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 46,361 people, the population of Azusa increased 3.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 44,712 people).

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

Communities near Azusa ...

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

  • Glendale (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Azusa and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 197,747 people
    • Former name for Glendale:
    • Tropico
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<6>
  • Ontario (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ontario
    • Ontario lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Azusa and is located in San Bernardino County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 183,393 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ontario
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ontario<6>
  • Rancho Cucamonga (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rancho Cucamonga
    • Rancho Cucamonga lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Azusa and is located in San Bernardino County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 178,849 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rancho Cucamonga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rancho Cucamonga<6>
  • Pomona (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pomona
    • Pomona lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Azusa and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 149,212 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomona<6>
  • Pasadena (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pasadena
    • Pasadena lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Azusa and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141,045 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasadena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasadena<6>
  • Fullerton (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fullerton
    • Fullerton lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Azusa and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 139,921 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fullerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton<6>
  • El Monte (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for El Monte
    • El Monte lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Azusa and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 112,344 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on El Monte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for El Monte<6>
  • Downey (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downey
    • Downey lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Azusa and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 109,202 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<6>
  • Norwalk (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
    • Norwalk lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Azusa and is located in Los Angeles County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<6>
  • Chino (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chino
    • Chino lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Azusa and is located in San Bernardino County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,290 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chino
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chino<6>

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 Azusa. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Azusa.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Azusa. 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 Azusa.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Azusa. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Azusa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Azusa ...

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

Adding Azusa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Azusa in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Azusa was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Azusa on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for California (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Azusa on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for Azusa: www.ci.azusa.ca.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Azusa.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Azusa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Azusa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Azusa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Azusa) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Azusa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AzusaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Azusa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1336, Longitude: -117.9076    
<6>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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