City of Artesia

Seal of the City of Artesia

General Law city
Incorporated: May 29, 1959
City Hall: 18747 Clarkdale Ave, Artesia, California 90701
City Telephone: (562) 865-6262
Website: www.cityofartesia.us
Population (2010 Census):
16,522 (2000 Census: 16,380; 1990 Census: 15,464). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 10,192.5 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 13.6% (2000 Census: 12.4%; 1990 Census: 11.2%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 22.5% (2000 Census: 27.2%; 1990 Census: 28.0%)
Land Area: 1.62 square miles (4.20 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)

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City Government Officials

Established in the 1870’s. Named by a well-drilling company, Artesia Land Company, due to its abundance of wells.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Artesia