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City Terrace
—  Unincorporated community  —
Location within Los Angeles county
City Terrace is located in California
City Terrace
Location within the state of California
Coordinates: 34°3′0″N 118°10′55″W / 34.05°N 118.18194°W / 34.05; -118.18194Coordinates: 34°3′0″N 118°10′55″W / 34.05°N 118.18194°W / 34.05; -118.18194
Country United States
State California
County Los Angeles
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 90063
Area code(s) 323
FIPS code
GNIS feature ID

City Terrace is an unincorporated community in Los Angeles County, California. It is considered part of the East Los Angeles region. The U.S. census numbers are included with East Los Angeles.[1][2]


Geography and transportation

City Terrace is bounded by the city limits of Los Angeles on the north and west, Floral Drive on the south, and the city limits of Monterey Park on the east. Boyle Heights is on the west, Lincoln Heights is to the northwest, University Hills is to the north, California State University, Los Angeles is to the northeast, Monterey Park is to the east, and East Los Angeles is to the south. Major thoroughfares include City Terrace Drive, Eastern and Medford Avenues, and Herbert Street. The community is part of ZIP code 90063 and area code 323.

Community description

City Terrace is located atop the Monterey Hills at the heart of "East Los." The district's steep, winding streets are lined with generally well-preserved Spanish Colonial houses.

Like most of Eastern Los Angeles, it was once considerably more diverse, with large Jewish, Serbian, Italian, and Japanese populations in addition to its Mexican/Chicano plurality, but since the 1950s it has been solidly Latino and predominantly working-class. Gangs have been a serious problem in the area since the 1970s, although the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has made some progress in combating them through community policing.[citation needed]

Government and infrastructure

The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services operates the Central Health Center in Downtown Los Angeles, serving City Terrace.[3]


The Los Angeles Unified School District serves City Terrace. The district operates City Terrace Elementary School.

County of Los Angeles Public Library operates the City Terrace Library. The library has been in its current location since 1979.[4]

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