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City of La Palma                

General Law City
Incorporated: October 26, 1955
City Hall: 7822 Walker St, La Palma, CA 90623
City Telephones: (714) 690-3300; Fax (714) 523-2141
Internet: http://www.cityoflapalma.org
Population (2000 Census): 15,408 (1990 Census: 15,392) (For latest estimated population, click here)
Population Density (2000 Census): 8,513
Population Under Age 18 (2000 Census): 23.8% (1990 Census: 25.1%)
Population Over Age 64 (2000 Census): 10.2% (1990 Census: 5.4%)
Land Area: 1.81 square miles (4.70 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.04 square miles (0.10 square kilometers)
Geographic Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude): 33.849327-118.043951

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La Palma Chamber of Commerce: 1 Centerpointe Dr, #280, La Palma, CA 90623; (714) 228-2218; Fax (714) 228-2208

La Palma is Spanish for "the palm tree." The city was originally named Dairyland when incorporated in 1955 due its important local dairy industry, but was renamed La Palma after its dairies relocated elsewhere.

 

 

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