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El Monte, CA

El Monte, CA

El Monte, CA

Moving to El Monte, CA – The End of the Santa Fe Trail

Highlights on moving to El Monte. El Monte is located in Los Angeles County about 12 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the San Gabriel Valley. El Monte is considered the hub of San Gabriel Valley due to the fact that two major freeways, Interstates 605 and 10 intersect the city. El Monte’s city slogan is “Welcome to Friendly El Monte” and the city prides itself on being a great place to live, work, and play. The city continues to grow with new businesses and quality housing and even has a reputation of having a “business friendly attitude” by going above and beyond to attract new businesses to the area. El Monte is also committed to quality housing for its residents and encourages the use of high quality materials, enhanced landscaping for community beautification, and well thought out architectural design. Welcome to El Monte, we hope you love it here!

Dining in El Monte. Whether you’re in the mood for fast food or elegant dining, El Monte has the restaurant for you. With over 200 restaurants in the area, the hard part will be deciding where to go! Havana Club Restaurant & Bar is a local favorite for excellent food and fun! Authentic Cuban cuisine menu items include: Pollo al Jerez, Milanesa de Pollo, Papa Rellana and so much more! They also have a Flamenco show a few nights a week. Other local favorites include: Little Malaysia Restaurant, Arts Burgers, Edward’s Steakhouse, Italiano’s, and Shakey’s Pizza Parlor. El Monte Restaurants

Playing in El Monte. El Monte is home to the El Monte Historical Society and Museum of History for all you history buffs. There are also several attractions around El Monte.  Santa Anita Race Track is only 5 miles from El Monte and offers many prominent racing events during the autumn and winter. Nearby Pasadena hosts the Rose Bowl annually for NCAA Football lovers. For some family friendly fun you need to check out Zamora Park, located in the city. Zamora is a 5 acre park complete with an adventure playground, wading pool, picnic tables, and plenty of room to run around! Another local favorite for the kids is Under the Sea Indoor Playground. It’s located in Altadena only 10 miles from El Monte and has floor to ceiling murals of underwater sea life surrounding the playground. For a day filled with fun, Knott’s Berry Farm is only 16 miles away in Buena Park, and has over 165 rides, shows and attractions.

The weather in El Monte. The weather in El Monte is pretty predictable and very comfortable. Average daily temperatures range from 56-75 degrees all year long. It’s almost always sunny here too with about 290 days of sunshine a year and only about 19 inches of rain annually.

Getting an education in El Monte. If you’re moving to El Monte and looking to further your education, you can choose between UEI College and Everest College. Both schools offer excellent degree plans in a variety of disciplines. For school aged children El Monte School District serves the needs of students grades K-12.

Helpful Links for Moving to El Monte, California
City Website
Chamber of Commerce
Local Transportation
El Monte, CA Map

The service center for El Monte, CA is located in Pico Rivera, CA.

Information about El Monte, CA

Est. Population: 121446
County: Los Angeles
Latitude: 34.0667
Longitude: -118.0333
Zip Codes: 91731