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Welcome to Hollywood ...

Hollywood is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

Hollywood is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Hollywood was established in 1853.

Websites for Hollywood ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Hollywood, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Hollywood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 52 communities that are also named Hollywood - they are located in Alabama (2), Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana (5), Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia (4), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hollywood ...

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

  • Los Angeles
  • Glendale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glendale
    • Glendale lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Hollywood.
    • 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
  • El Monte
  • Downey
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downey
    • Downey lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Hollywood.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 109,202 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downey
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downey<4>
  • Inglewood
  • Norwalk
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwalk
    • Norwalk lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Hollywood.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 102,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwalk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwalk<4>
  • Burbank
  • Compton

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hollywood. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hollywood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hollywood ...

Looking for more information about Hollywood? 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 Hollywood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hollywood.

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

The official website for Los Angeles County:

The official website for State of California:

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 Hollywood - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hollywood) 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 Hollywood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HollywoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hollywood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0908, Longitude: -118.3267    
<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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