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Baldwin Park
Los Angeles County, California

ZipCodes
91706

Motto
The City That Time Forgot



Page Contents for Baldwin Park, California

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Baldwin Park is approximately 78,861 2005, 75390 2010.
The approximate number of families is 17,179 1990, 17189 2010.
The amount of land area in Baldwin Park is 17.084 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Baldwin Park is 6.7 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.342 sq kilometers.
The distance from Baldwin Park to Washington DC is 2412 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 366 miles. (as the crow flies)
Baldwin Park is positioned 34.08 degrees north of the equator and 117.97 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Baldwin Park elevation is 374 feet above sea level.
Baldwin Park median income is $ 41,629 2000 .
The Baldwin Park median home price is $ 146,400 2000.

Location

in southern California about 28 miles east of Los Angeles in the center of the San Gabriel Valley. Other nearby communities include Irwindale, West Puente Valley, Vincent, Mayflower Village, La Puente, Avocado Heights, North El Monte and El Monte
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History & History Related Items

During the middle of the 1800's, the area that is now Baldwin Park was land for grazing cattle of the San Gabriel Mission. Homesteaders appeared around 1875. The area was first known as Pleasant View with all the small farms and vineyards locally. The name was changed to Vineland in 1880. The actual community of Baldwin Park was established in 1906 by Elias J. Baldwin 1828-1909. Baldwin Park was named for this wealthy landowner. He wanted to build a new town next to Vineland named Baldwinville. This upset local residents who invited him to come to a meeting about the problem. While there, he was "saved" from injury by the shopkeeper's wife. By the end of the evening, the new town was no longer a threat and Vineland was to become Baldwin Park.
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The incorporation of Baldwin Park

Jan. 25, 1956


Attractions

Baldwin Park is primarily residential, with some light industry.

Baldwin Park Historical Society Museum
14327 Ramona Boulevard
Baldwin Park, CA
Phone: 818 338-7130
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Baldwin Park City Government

City of Baldwin Park


Baldwin Park City Hall
14403 Pacific Ave Baldwin Park, CA 91706-4226 Phone: 626-960-4011

Baldwin Park is governed with a council-manager form of government.

Baldwin Park Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
4141 Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-3309
Phone: 626-960-4848

Baldwin Park Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
4141 Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-3309
Phone: 626-960-4848

Baldwin Park Libraries

Baldwin Park Public Library
4181 Baldwin Park Blvd
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-3203
Phone: 626-962-6947

Baldwin Park Schools

Baldwin Park School District
3699 Holly Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706-5327
Phone: 626-962-3311 Baldwin Park

Miscellany

The population of Baldwin Park was:
1990 - 69,330
2000 - 72,029
2005 - 78,861

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