Greater San Gabriel Valley
The Cities of the San Gabriel Valley Region
The San Gabriel Valley region includes the cities of Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, Baldwin Park, Covina, Diamond Bar, Duarte, East Los Angeles, El Monte, Industry, Irwindale, La Canada Flintridge, La Puente, Monrovia, Montebello, Monterey Park, Pasadena, Pomona, Rosemead, San Gabriel, San Marino, Sierra Madre, South El Monte, South Pasadena, Temple City, Walnut, West Covina and some unincorporated areas of Northeast Los Angeles County.
Located just east of Downtown Los Angeles, the San Gabriel Valley offers an outstanding quality of life and great business environment.
The 31 cities and five large unincorporated communities of the San Gabriel Valley cover an area of 400 square miles with almost 1.8 million residents. This dynamic region offers a variety of lifestyles and business opportunities.
From the smaller foothill communities and historic places such as the City of San Gabriel with its centuries old mission, to its bigger cities such as Pasadena, the San Gabriel Valley offers some of the best of Southern California. In a great example of L.A. County’s diversity, unincorporated Altadena has wonderful ethnic diversity, with residents ranging from rocket scientists and entertainment industry professionals to trade workers and horse-riding enthusiasts.
The San Gabriel Valley is home to leading educational institutions including the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly). The list also includes the University of La Verne, Azusa Pacific University, the Claremont Colleges, Art Center College of Design, and three outstanding community colleges.
Leading research facilities include NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the City of Hope Medical Center. Cultural icons such as the Rose Bowl and its annual New Year’s celebration in Pasadena, the Huntington Library and Gardens in San Marino, Arcadia’s Arboretum, and La Cañada’s Descanso Gardens are also located in the San Gabriel Valley.
Many popular sports and entertainment complexes are found in the San Gabriel Valley including Arcadia’s Santa Anita Park (horse racing), the Fairplex in Pomona, and the Speedway at Irwindale.
These outstanding assets have attracted top executives, dedicated professionals, adventurous entrepreneurs, and a strong workforce who are ready to contribute to the growth of the local economy.