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El Monte, California
Welcome to El Monte ...
The city of El Monte is located in Los Angeles County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, El Monte has a population of 116,109 people<1> (see below for details).
El Monte was incorporated November 18, 1912.
The community of El Monte is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: El Monte lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
El Monte lies within the (626) area code.
The ZIP codes for El Monte: 91731-91732, 91734-91735<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, El Monte had a population of 113,475 people. This makes El Monte the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of El Monte represents 0.3% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 113,475 people, the population of El Monte decreased 2.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 115,965 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, El Monte had an population of 116,109 people. This is an increase of 2.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.12% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for El Monte.
Communities near El Monte ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for El Monte.
Communities Also Named El Monte ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two California communities named El Monte: This one is located in Los Angeles County and the other is located in Contra Costa County.
Beyond California, there are 2 communities that are also named El Monte - they are located in and Alabama.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for El Monte.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for El Monte:
Websites for El Monte ...
Official Website: www.ci.el-monte.ca.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for El Monte ...
Looking for more information about El Monte? 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 El Monte, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for El Monte.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for El Monte: www.ci.el-monte.ca.us/
The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/
The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019