Long Beach, California

city in Los Angeles County, California, United States

Long Beach is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, United States. It borders Orange County on its southeast edge and is on the Pacific coast. It is about 20 miles (30 km) south of downtown Los Angeles. It is a part of the Greater Los Angeles Area. As of 2022, 451,307 people lived there, and it is the seond-largest city in the county.

Long Beach
Images from top, left to right: Long Beach skyline from Bluff Park, retired RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Cavern exhibit, TTI Terminal at Port of Long Beach, Villa Riviera, Metro A Line, Long Beach Lighthouse
Images from top, left to right: Long Beach skyline from Bluff Park, retired RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Cavern exhibit, TTI Terminal at Port of Long Beach, Villa Riviera, Metro A Line, Long Beach Lighthouse
Flag of Long Beach
Official seal of Long Beach
Nickname: 
"Aquatic Capital of America"[1]
Motto: 
"The International City"
Location within Los Angeles County in the U.S. state of California
Location within Los Angeles County in the U.S. state of California
Long Beach is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Long Beach
Long Beach
Location within the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Long Beach is located in California
Long Beach
Long Beach
Location within California
Long Beach is located in the United States
Long Beach
Long Beach
Location within the United States
Coordinates: 33°46′6″N 118°11′44″W / 33.76833°N 118.19556°W / 33.76833; -118.19556
CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyLos Angeles
CSALos Angeles-Long Beach
MSALos Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim
IncorporatedDecember 13, 1897[2]
Area
 • City80.35 sq mi (208.10 km2)
 • Land50.70 sq mi (131.32 km2)
 • Water29.64 sq mi (76.77 km2)
Elevation52 ft (16 m)
Population
 • City466,742
 • Rank42nd in the United States
7th in California
 • Density9,205.96/sq mi (3,554.23/km2)
Time zoneUTC-08:00 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-07:00 (PDT)
ZIP Codes[6]
90801–90810, 90813–90815, 90822, 90831–90835, 90840, 90842, 90844, 90846–90848, 90853, 90895, 90899
Area code562
FIPS code06-43000
GNIS feature IDs1652747, 2410866
Websitewww.longbeach.gov

The top countries of origin for Long Beach's immigrants are Mexico, the Philippines, Cambodia, El Salvador, and Vietnam.[7]

References

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  1. Long Beach Officially Aquatic Capital Of America Archived February 23, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Lbpost.com (October 8, 2008). Retrieved on July 29, 2013.
  2. "California Cities by Incorporation Date". California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions. Archived from the original (Word) on November 3, 2014. Retrieved August 25, 2014.
  3. "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 1, 2020.
  4. "Long Beach". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  5. "QuickFacts: Long Beach city, California". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 30 August 2021.
  6. "ZIP Code(tm) Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original on February 11, 2012. Retrieved November 17, 2014.
  7. "New Americans in Long Beach" (PDF).