City of Rancho Palos Verdes

Seal of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes

General Law city
Incorporated: September 7, 1973
City Hall: 30940 Hawthorne Blvd, Rancho Palos Verdes, California 90274
City Telephone: (310) 377-0360
Website: www.rpvca.gov
Population (2010 Census):
41,643 (2000 Census: 41,145; 1990 Census: 41,659). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 3,092.7 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 23.2% (2000 Census: 18.7%; 1990 Census: 12.0%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 22.2% (2000 Census: 23.0%; 1990 Census: 21.3%)
Land Area: 13.47 square miles (34.87 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.00 square miles (0.00 square kilometers)

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City Government Officials

Named by Jose Dolores Sepulveda, who owned this land and called it Rancho de los Palos Verdes (Spanish for Ranch of the Green Trees or Timber).

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

Map showing location of the City of Rancho Palos Verdes