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Welcome to Tarzana ...

Tarzana is located in Los Angeles County.

Tarzana was established in 1927.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Tarzana: Around 1915, the author Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950) bought a ranch in this area and named it after his fictional character 'Tarzan'. In 1927, the growing area voted to adopt the name for their community.

Tarzana is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Tarzana: (818) and (747)<2>

The ZIP codes for Tarzana: 91356-91357<3>

Communities near Tarzana ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Los Angeles   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Tarzana

Santa Clarita   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Tarzana

Glendale   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Tarzana

Thousand Oaks   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Tarzana

Located in Ventura County

Simi Valley   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tarzana

Located in Ventura County

Inglewood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tarzana

Burbank   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Tarzana

Santa Monica   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Tarzana

Hawthorne   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tarzana

Culver City   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tarzana

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Tarzana.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tarzana. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tarzana. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tarzana.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Tarzana:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tarzana ...

Looking for more information about Tarzana? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Los Angeles County: www.lacounty.info/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tarzana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (747) is an overlay for area code (818).

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<3>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 community (such as Tarzana). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tarzana or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Tarzana includes: 91356 & 91357.

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<4>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- Tarzana) 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 Tarzana. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tarzana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tarzana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1514, Longitude: -118.5519     [Map].

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