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About Rancho Palos Verdes, California

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is located in Los Angeles, California. The name of the city is derived from Spanish words which mean “Green Mast Farm” or the “Green Pole Farm”. This is generally referring to tree species of North America which is the Parkinsonia Florida or the “Blue Palo Verde”. Rancho Palos Verde is the famous suburb of Los Angeles. This is because of the fantastic panorama of the largest ocean in the world which is the Pacific can be seen atop of Palos Verdes Peninsula as well as the Palos Verdes Hills. In addition to this, the Palos Verdes Hills has been noted as one of the most beautiful geographic features of the city together with the cliffs having grand Pacific Ocean vistas as well as the Island of Santa Catalina. Other features of the Rancho Palos Verdes are the scenic attractions being showcased by the city to tourists and visitors. There is the Wayfarers Chapel, Point Vicente Lighthouse, the wonderful South Coast Botanic Garden, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, Maritime Aquarium, as well as the Manhattan Beach Pier. If you want to have some relaxing time after touring these breathtaking places, you can rest at the Point Vicente Park which will offer you the view of the amazing migration of different kinds of whales. The City also offers their tourist various fun filled activities. If you are more inclined on sports activities, the city offers activities like sailing, surfing, swimming, as well as beach volleyball. There is also horseback riding, bird watching, and a lot more things to do.

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Rancho Palos Verdes Facts

  • Population Total: 41643
  • Square Miles: 13.465
  • Area Code: 310 ; 424
  • Elevation: 220
  • Postal Codes: 90275
  • Timezone: Pacific
  • Website: http://palosverdes.com/rpv/