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City of Palos Verdes Estates

Seal of the City of Palos Verdes Estates

General Law city
Incorporated: December 20, 1939
City Hall: 340 Palos Verdes Drive West, Palos Verdes Estates, California 90274
City Telephone: (310) 378-0383
Website: www.pvestates.org
Population (2010 Census): 13,438 (2000 Census: 13,340; 1990 Census: 13,512). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 2,814.8 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 24.2% (2000 Census: 19.9%; 1990 Census: 14.4%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 23.2% (2000 Census: 23.2%; 1990 Census: 21.1%)
Land Area: 4.77 square miles (12.36 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)

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The name is derived from Canada de los Palos Verdes (Spanish for Valley or glen of Green Trees or Timber). The area was settled by Jose and Juan Sepulveda in 1827.

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Map showing location of the City of Palos Verdes Estates