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Welcome to Tarzana ...

Tarzana is located in Los Angeles County<1>.

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.<2>.

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

Area codes for Tarzana: (818) & (747)<3>

The ZIP codes for Tarzana: 91356-91357<4>

Communities near Tarzana ...

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

  • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County]
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    • Los Angeles [Los Angeles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Tarzana
    • 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>
  • Santa Clarita [Los Angeles County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Santa Clarita
    • Santa Clarita [Los Angeles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Tarzana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 212,979 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Clarita
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Clarita<6>
  • Glendale [Los Angeles County]
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    • Glendale [Los Angeles County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Tarzana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 199,303 people
    • Former name for Glendale:
    • Tropico
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glendale<6>
  • Thousand Oaks [Ventura County]
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    • Thousand Oaks [Ventura County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Tarzana
    • Estimated population in 2019: 126,813 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thousand Oaks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thousand Oaks<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Simi Valley [Ventura County]
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      • Simi Valley [Ventura County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Tarzana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 125,613 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simi Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simi Valley<6>
    • Inglewood [Los Angeles County]
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      • Inglewood [Los Angeles County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tarzana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 108,151 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Inglewood<6>
    • Burbank [Los Angeles County]
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      • Burbank [Los Angeles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Tarzana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 102,511 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burbank
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burbank<6>
    • Santa Monica [Los Angeles County]
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      • Santa Monica [Los Angeles County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Tarzana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 90,401 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Santa Monica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Santa Monica<6>
    • Hawthorne [Los Angeles County]
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      • Hawthorne [Los Angeles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Tarzana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 86,068 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawthorne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawthorne<6>
    • Culver City [Los Angeles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culver City
      • Culver City [Los Angeles County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Tarzana
      • Estimated population in 2019: 39,185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culver City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culver City<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 Tarzana. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tarzana.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tarzana.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tarzana. See our Newspapers 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.

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for California

About Los Angeles County

About California

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>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 Tarzana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (747) is an overlay for area code (818).
<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 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.
<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 from Point A (ie- Tarzana) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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    
<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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