Introduction to Hermosa Beach, California
Hermosa Beach, California, in Los Angeles County, is 1 miles NW of Redondo Beach, California (center to center) and 13 miles NW of Long Beach, California. Part of the surrounding Los Angeles - Long Beach metro area, the city is not an isolated city. Hermosa Beach is home to some 18,566 residents.
Hermosa Beach History
The city of Hermosa Beach was a part of the 1784 Spanish land grant of Rancho San Pedro. The land was bought from A. E. Pomroy in 1900. At that time Pomroy owned the greater part of Rancho Sausal Redondo. On December 24, 1906, the first city election was held. The city was incorporated soon after on January 14, 1907.
Hermosa Beach and nearby Attractions
- Noble Park
- Paradise Cove
- El Matador
- Skateboard Park
- Venice Beach
Things To Do In Hermosa Beach
Hermosa Beach is one of the three beach cities of Southern California. The city offers a large number of water sports, several beautiful parks, playgrounds, hockey, baseball, tennis and basketball courts and a skateboarding park. You can also enjoy bowling clubs, restaurants and bars in the city.
Hermosa Beach Transportation
The nearest airport is Los Angeles International Airport.
Hermosa Beach Higher Education
City University Los Angeles serves the area.