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Long Beach
Images from top, left to right: Long Beach skyline from Bluff Park, RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific Blue Cavern exhibit, Hanjin Terminal at Port of Long Beach, Villa Riviera, Metro Blue Line, Long Beach Lighthouse
Nickname(s): LB, the LBC
Motto: The International City
Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California
Coordinates: 33°46′5.9556″N 118°11′44.2206″W / 33.768321°N 118.195616833°W / 33.768321; -118.195616833Coordinates: 33°46′5.9556″N 118°11′44.2206″W / 33.768321°N 118.195616833°W / 33.768321; -118.195616833
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Incorporated December 13, 1897
 • Type Council-manager government
 • Mayor Bob Foster
 • City Council

Robert Garcia
Suja Lowenthal
Gary DeLong
Patrick O'Donnell

Gerrie Schipske
Dee Andrews
James Johnson
Rae Gabelich
Steve Neal
 • City Attorney Robert E. Shannon
 • City Auditor Eddie Deason
 • City Prosecutor Doug Haubert
 • Total 51.437 sq mi (133.223 km2)
 • Land 50.293 sq mi (130.259 km2)
 • Water 1.144 sq mi (2.964 km2)  2.22%
Elevation 0 ft (Sea Level 0 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 462,257
 • Rank 2nd in Los Angeles County
7th in California
36th in the United States
 • Density 9,191.3/sq mi (3,548.8/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 90801-90810, 90813-90815, 90822, 90831-90835, 90840, 90842, 90844-90848, 90853, 90888, 90899
Area code(s) 562, 310 (Only Some Small Areas Cover 310 Area Code)
FIPS code 06-43000
GNIS feature ID 1652747

Long Beach is a city in southern Los Angeles County, California, USA, on the Pacific coast. It borders Orange County on its southeast edge. It is about 20 miles (30 km) south of downtown Los Angeles. It is a part of the Greater Los Angeles Area.


  1. U.S. Census