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Welcome to Universal City ...

Universal City is located in Los Angeles County.

Universal City was established in 1915.

Universal City is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Universal City: (818) & (747)<2>

The ZIP code for Universal City: 91608<3>

Communities near Universal City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Universal City and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Burbank   [Map]   104,834   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Compton   [Map]   97,612   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Downey   [Map]   113,092   SE   18 miles [29 km]
El Monte   [Map]   116,109   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Glendale   [Map]   203,054   E   5 miles [8 km]
Inglewood   [Map]   110,598   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Universal City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Universal City - it's located in Texas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Universal City. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Universal City. 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 Universal City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Universal City ...

Looking for more information about Universal City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Universal City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Universal City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Universal City.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Universal City. 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: www.state.ca.us/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Universal City - 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 Universal City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Universal City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Universal City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Universal City) 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 Universal City. 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 Universal City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Universal City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1389, Longitude: -118.3534     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Universal City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Universal City.

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