About El Monte

Let's have a look around into background of El Monte

County:  Los Angeles County
State: California
Country: United States
Latitude: 34.0686111
Longitude: -118.0266667
Time zone: Pacific Time Zone
Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -8 hours

Weather in El Monte

Climate:  Mediterranean climate
Best Time to Visit: April to November


El Monte is a residential, industrial, and commercial city in Los Angeles County of Southern California, the United States. The city lies in the San Gabriel Valley east of the city of Los Angeles. El Monte's slogan is "Welcome to Friendly El Monte" and historically is known as "The End of the Santa Fe Trail." As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 113,475. El Monte was the 51st largest city in California.

Distance from El Monte center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Long Beach Airport (LGB / KLGB). This airport has domestic flights from Long Beach, California. Another major airport is LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT / KONT), which has international and domestic flights from Ontario, California.
Driving Distance: 29 miles / 47 km
Driving Time: 33 Minutes
Languages: English followed by Spanish being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

Airport: Long Beach Airport 
Rail: Silver Line Transit
Road: Bus: Greyhound Bus

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars: 
Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
For Hotels:
Room Service: $5 Minimum
Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
Concierge: Between $5 - $25
Valet Parking: 
Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5  

Nearby Tourist Cities

Emergency Contact Numbers in El Monte city

Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
Railroad: +1 323.466.3876
Airport: +1 562-570-2600 ( Long Beach Airport )
Hospital: +1 626-579-7777 (Greater El Monte Community Hospital)


Community Arts Festival
 Comfort LA Music Festival
Open Arts & Music Festival

Tourist Attractions

Mountain View Park
Lambert Park 
Santa Fe Trail Historical Park

Theatre & Concerts

Tumbleweed Theater
Starlite Drive-In 
AMC Santa Anita 16

Visit Top Restaurants in El Monte

Birrieria La Barca Jalisco Restaurant
Annia's Kitchen
Tizon Bistro

Top Shopping Centers in El Monte

El Monte Mall 
Santa Fe Trail Plaza
Noah's Ark

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

Santa Fe Trail Historical Park
Lambert Park
El Monte Historical Museum

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

Fish Tacos – El Taconazo
Pizza – Lamppost Pizza
Burgers – Nick's Burgers

Sports Club

San Gabriel Valley Badminton Club – Badminton
Los Angeles Badminton Club – Badminton
Grace Lin Table Tennis Club – Tennis

Shelling Out Dollars

Imported beer: $ 6.00
Taxi: $ 3.50(base price)
3 BHK (Downtown): $ 2,895.83
Cheap meal: $ 15.00
Gasoline: $ 0.76/ litre
3 course meal: $ 60.00