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Welcome to Rancho Palos Verdes ...

The coastal city of Rancho Palos Verdes is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rancho Palos Verdes has a population of 41,314 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Rancho Palos Verdes, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated September 7, 1973.

Rancho Palos Verdes is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rancho Palos Verdes: (310) & (424)<4>

The ZIP code for Rancho Palos Verdes: 90275<5>

Websites for Rancho Palos Verdes ...

Official Website: www.palosverdes.com/rpv/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rancho Palos Verdes had an population of 41,314 people. This is a decrease of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rancho Palos Verdes had a population of 41,643 people. This makes Rancho Palos Verdes the county's 43rd most populous community.

The population of Rancho Palos Verdes represents 0.11% of the population of California (which has 37,253,956 people), making it the state's 192nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 41,643 people, the population of Rancho Palos Verdes increased 1.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 41,145 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rancho Palos Verdes.

Communities near Rancho Palos Verdes ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Rancho Palos Verdes.

  • Long Beach [Los Angeles County]
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    • Long Beach [Los Angeles County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Rancho Palos Verdes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 454,681 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Long Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Long Beach<7>
  • Torrance [Los Angeles County]
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    • Torrance [Los Angeles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Rancho Palos Verdes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 141,553 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Torrance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Torrance<7>
  • Downey [Los Angeles County]
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    • Downey [Los Angeles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Rancho Palos Verdes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 109,202 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Rancho Palos Verdes
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 107,203 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Inglewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inglewood<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Compton [Los Angeles County]
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      • Compton [Los Angeles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Rancho Palos Verdes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 93,967 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Compton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Compton<7>
    • South Gate [Los Angeles County]
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      • South Gate [Los Angeles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Rancho Palos Verdes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 93,134 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Gate
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Gate<7>
    • Santa Monica [Los Angeles County]
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      • Santa Monica [Los Angeles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Rancho Palos Verdes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 90,024 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Monica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Monica<7>
    • Carson [Los Angeles County]
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      • Carson [Los Angeles County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Rancho Palos Verdes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89,860 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carson<7>
    • Hawthorne [Los Angeles County]
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      • Hawthorne [Los Angeles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Rancho Palos Verdes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 83,775 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawthorne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawthorne<7>
    • Lakewood [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
      • Lakewood [Los Angeles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Rancho Palos Verdes
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 78,119 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 Rancho Palos Verdes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Rancho Palos Verdes.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rancho Palos Verdes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of California

About Los Angeles County

About California

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Rancho Palos Verdes: www.palosverdes.com/rpv/

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 Rancho Palos Verdes.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rancho Palos Verdes - 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 Rancho Palos Verdes). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rancho Palos Verdes 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rancho Palos Verdes) 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 Rancho Palos Verdes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rancho Palos VerdesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rancho Palos Verdes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7453, Longitude: -118.3898    
<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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