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Welcome to Hermosa Beach ...

The coastal city of Hermosa Beach is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Hermosa Beach: Hermosa Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hermosa Beach has a population of 19,320 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Hermosa Beach, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated January 10, 1907.

Hermosa Beach is near sea level<3>.

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

Area codes for Hermosa Beach: (310) and (424)<4>

The ZIP code for Hermosa Beach: 90254<5>

Websites for Hermosa Beach ...

Official Website:   www.hermosabch.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hbchamber.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hermosa Beach had an population of 19,320 people. This is a decrease of 0.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hermosa Beach had a population of 19,506 people. This makes Hermosa Beach the county's 68th most populous community.

The population of Hermosa Beach represents 0.05% of the total population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 295th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,506 people, the population of Hermosa Beach increased 5.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,566 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hermosa Beach.

Communities near Hermosa Beach ...

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

  • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County]
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    • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Hermosa Beach
    • 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<7>
  • Long Beach [Los Angeles County]
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    • Long Beach [Los Angeles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Hermosa Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 462,628 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<7>
  • Downey [Los Angeles County]
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    • Downey [Los Angeles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Hermosa Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 111,126 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<7>
  • Inglewood [Los Angeles County]
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    • Inglewood [Los Angeles County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Hermosa Beach
    • Estimated population in 2019: 108,151 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inglewood<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norwalk [Los Angeles County]
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      • Norwalk [Los Angeles County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Hermosa Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 103,949 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<7>
    • Compton [Los Angeles County]
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      • Compton [Los Angeles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Hermosa Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 95,605 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Compton<7>
    • South Gate [Los Angeles County]
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      • South Gate [Los Angeles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Hermosa Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 93,444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Gate
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Gate<7>
    • Carson [Los Angeles County]
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      • Carson [Los Angeles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Hermosa Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 91,394 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carson<7>
    • Santa Monica [Los Angeles County]
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      • Santa Monica [Los Angeles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Hermosa Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90,401 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Monica<7>
    • Lakewood [Los Angeles County]
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      • Lakewood [Los Angeles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Hermosa Beach
      • Estimated population in 2019: 79,307 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hermosa Beach ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hermosa Beach: www.hermosabch.org/

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 Hermosa Beach.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hermosa Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (424) is an overlay for area code (310).
<5>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 Hermosa Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hermosa Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Hermosa Beach) 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 Hermosa Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hermosa Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hermosa Beach. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8622, Longitude: -118.4000    
<7>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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