El Monte
North EI Monte

EI Monte, incorporated in 1912, is a city in the San Gabriel Valley. region in Los Angeles County located approximately 13 miles northeast of Downtown Los Angeles and 12 miles southeast of Pasadena. Irwindale and Arcadia are to the north, Baldwin Park and the City of Industry are to the east, South EI Monte is to the south, and Rosemead and Temple City are to the west. The City of EI Monte should not be confused with South EI Monte, which is a smaller, separate city.


San Gabriel River

The 60.6 mile long San Gabriel River which flows from the San Gabriel Mountains, within the Angeles National Forest, south to Alamitos Bay in Long Beach, is the eastern boundary of EI Monte.


Whittier Narrows Recreation Area

The Whittier Narrows Recreation Area, headquartered in EI Monte, is a 1,400-acre regional park located in the San Gabriel Valley. South EI Monte is to the north, the San Gabriel River and Pico Rivera are to the east, Whittier is to the south and Montebello, the Rio Hondo, and Whittier Narrows Golf Course are to the west. The Whittier Narrows Recreation Area contains North Lake, Center Lake, Legg Lake, several softball and soccer fields, numerous picnic areas, and the Whittier Narrows Nature Center which offers both exhibits and educational programs.


EI Monte - South EI Monte

Chamber of Commerce

The EI Monte - South EI Monte Chamber of Commerce supports local businesses by providing networking and advertising opportunities, referrals, a business directory, educational programs, and representation with local government. Members of the Chamber are from EI Monte, South EI Monte, Baldwin Park, Rosemead, Temple City, and the surrounding areas.


North EI Monte

North EI Monte is an unincorporated census-designated place in the San Gabriel Valley and eastern Los Angeles County. The population is nearly 4,000. Arcadia is to the north, EI Monte is to the east and south, the Rio Hondo Golf Course and the Arcadia Golf Course are to the east, and Temple City is to the west.


EI Monte Museum

The EI Monte Museum is located on Tyler Avenue next to EI Monte High School and is open to the public. It is one of the most unique museums in the San Gabriel Valley having an incredible collection of photos taken of EI Monte and the San Gabriel Valley over many years. The museum also has an excellent collection of historical newspapers, as well as a vintage World War II Rolls Royce used by Sir Winston Churchill.


Rio Hondo

The Rio Hondo, a 16.4 mile major tributary of the Los Angeles River flows through the western and southern part of EI Monte.


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