LA Adventure Specialist - 11:11 21 September 2009


tar-pits2Whether a visitor or a “home grown” Los Angelian, there are sure to be some facts below that you did not know.

* With a population of 10.3 million, LA County is the most populous in the United States

* If LA County were a state, it would be eighth largest in population

* The population of the five-county region of Los Angeles is larger than all of the states in the nation, except California, New York and Texas

* LA County is home to 88 cities

* LA is the largest city in LA County with 3,976,071 people

* 10,064-foot Mount San Antonio is the highest point in LA County

* LA County has 75 miles of coastline

* The longest street in LA City is Sepulveda Boulevard at 26.4 miles

* The enormous Walk of Fame began in 1960 with now more than 2,300 stars and the most visited place on Hollywood Celebrity Tours

* Sepulveda Boulevard continues through LA County for a total of 76 miles

* LA County’s land area is 4,752 square miles

* LA County has 79 certified farmers markets

* The Los Angeles Unified School District is the second largest school district in the nation

* La Opinión in the largest Spanish-language newspaper in the United States, with a circulation of 125,624

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