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Welcome to Bel Air ...

Bel Air is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

Bel Air is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bel Air was established in 1923.

Communities Also Named Bel Air ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Bel Air - they are located in Alabama (3), Florida, Georgia (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), North Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Bel Air ...

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

  • Los Angeles
  • Glendale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Bel Air.
    • 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<4>
  • Torrance
  • Pasadena
  • Inglewood
  • Burbank
  • Compton
  • South Gate
  • Santa Monica
  • Hawthorne

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bel Air. See our Newspapers Page for Bel Air.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bel Air ...

Looking for more information about Bel Air? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Bel Air, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Bel Air.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bel Air. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Los Angeles County:

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bel Air - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Bel Air) 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 Bel Air. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bel AirOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bel Air. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0963, Longitude: -118.4593    
<4>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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This page was last modified/updated: 26 Mar 2023