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Welcome to El Monte ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, El Monte has a population of 115,487 people<2> (see below for details).

El Monte was incorporated November 18, 1912.

The community of El Monte is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for El Monte: (626)

The ZIP codes for El Monte: 91731-91732, 91734-91735<4>

Websites for El Monte ...

Official Website: www.ci.el-monte.ca.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, El Monte had an population of 115,487 people. This is an increase of 1.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.41% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 115,965 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near El Monte ...

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

  • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Los Angeles
    • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of El Monte
    • 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<6>
  • Anaheim [Orange County]
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    • Anaheim [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of El Monte
    • Estimated population in 2019: 350,365 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anaheim
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anaheim<6>
  • Glendale [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale [Los Angeles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of El Monte
    • Estimated population in 2019: 199,303 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<6>
  • Pomona [Los Angeles County]
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    • Pomona [Los Angeles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of El Monte
    • Estimated population in 2019: 151,691 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomona<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pasadena [Los Angeles County]
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      • Pasadena [Los Angeles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of El Monte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 141,029 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pasadena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pasadena<6>
    • Fullerton [Orange County]
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      • Fullerton [Orange County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of El Monte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 138,632 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fullerton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fullerton<6>
    • Downey [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downey
      • Downey [Los Angeles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of El Monte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 111,126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downey
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<6>
    • Norwalk [Los Angeles County]
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      • Norwalk [Los Angeles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of El Monte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 103,949 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<6>
    • Burbank [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burbank
      • Burbank [Los Angeles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of El Monte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 102,511 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burbank
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burbank<6>
    • Compton [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Compton
      • Compton [Los Angeles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of El Monte
      • Estimated population in 2019: 95,605 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Compton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Compton<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 El Monte. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for El Monte.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around El Monte. Our list includes 19 papers. See our Newspapers Page for El Monte.

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 ...

Communities in California

About Los Angeles County

About California

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/

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 El Monte.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around El Monte - 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 El Monte). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether El Monte or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for El Monte includes: 91731, 91734 & 91735.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- El Monte) 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 El Monte. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from El Monte

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in El Monte. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0689, Longitude: -118.0281    
<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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