Facts About Long Beach California

A collection of facts about the Long Beach, California. The Southern California City of Long Beach is located about 20 miles south of downtown Los Angeles and about 105 miles north of San Diego. It is located in Los Angeles County but it is bordered in the southeast by Orange County. It has its own airport but it is also located within a 30 or 40 minute drive of the Los Angeles International Airport and the John Wayne Airport in Orange County.

Quick Facts About Long Beach
DATE INCORPORATED: December 13, 1897
COUNTY: Los Angeles County
AREA: About 50 square miles
TIME ZONE: Pacific (PST and PDT)
POPULATION: 462,257 (in 2010)

Wikipedia Introduction to Long Beach
Article with information about the geography, climate, environment, neighborhoods, demographics, economy, transportation, government, education, culture, sports, and notable residents of Long Beach, Southern California. Long Beach is bordered by San Pedro

Where is Long Beach?
The city of Long Beach is located on the southern coast of California, about 20 miles west of Downtown Los Angeles.

7th Most Populated City in California
Long Beach has a population of more then 500,000 people, making it the 6th largest city in California. The only Califoria cities with populations larger then Long Beach are Los Angeles, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco, Fresno. and Sacramento.

Important Port City
The Port of Long Beach is one of the largest shipping ports in the world.

Surrounds Signal Hill
The city of Long Beach completely surrounds the city of Signal Hill.

Oil Industry of Long Beach
Long Beach also has a large oil industry. It has oil wells both underground and offshore.

Manufacturers based in Long Beach include aircraft, automobile parts, electronics, audiovisual equipment, and home furnishings. It is also the world headquarters for Epson America, Molina Healthcare, and Scan Health Care. The development of high-technology and aerospace industries have contributed to the growth of Long Beach.

City Symbols of Long Beach.
- Long Beach City Flag
- Long Beach City Seal

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