City of Malibu

Seal of the City of Malibu

General Law city
Incorporated: March 28, 1991
City Hall:
23825 Stuart Ranch Rd, Malibu, California 90265
City Telephone:
(310) 456-2489
Website:
www.malibucity.org
Population (2010 Census):
12,645 (2000 Census: 12,575; 1990 Census: N/A). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 639.1 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 18.4% (2000 Census: 14.0%; 1990 Census: N/A)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 18.7% (2000 Census: 19.6%; 1990 Census: N/A)
Land Area: 19.79 square miles (51.24 square kilometers); Water Area: 0.04 square miles (0.11 square kilometers)

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City Government Officials

The Indian name Umalibu (probably Chumash) was given to an Indian rancheria. The present spelling first appeared in 1805 for the land grant Topanga Malibu Sequit. The name underwent a series of changes over the years--Maligo (1827), Malago (1851), Malico (1860), and Malaga. The name Malibu was restored to the area in 1881.

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

Map showing location of the City of Malibu