Gateway of LA

Welcome to wonderful Whittier, located in sunny Los Angeles County, California. Whittier is located only 12 miles southeast of LA with a comfortable population of 86,000+ residents as of the latest census. Whittier is one of the Gateway Cities. Because of it's close proximity to LA, it's practically like living in the giant city's backyard! Enjoy all the benefits of city living without the hustle and bustle and hectic nature of downtown. To the east of Whittier is La Habra Heights and to the southeast is La Habra. Whittier is close to a large number of destinations within Los Angeles County and home to Whittier College and also to the Southern California University of Health Sciences.

Whittier has a variety of freeways, including the San Gabriel River Freeway (Interstate-605) which transverses the city's northern end. Other nearby freeways include the Golden State Freeway (Interstate-5), Santa Monica Freeway (Interstate-10), Century Freeway (Interstate-105), Pomona Freeway (California State Highway 60) and the Orange Freeway (California State Highway 57).

Housing:
Whittier home values have gone up 8.5% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.0% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Whittier is $354, which is lower than the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim average of $406. The median price of homes currently listed in Whittier is $569,000.

Gateway of LA

Interesting Facts/Historic Building & Places

Whittier is home to several landmarks. Some of the more notable of these are: The Casa de Governor Pio Pico (home of the last Mexican Governor of California and a designated California Historical Landmark); Pio Pico Historical State Park; El Camino Real; Mt Olive and Broadway Cemeteries; the Jonathan Bailey House (home of one of Whittier's first settlers); The Historic Whittier Transit Depot; President Richard M. Nixon's First Law Office; and the Whittier Historical Society Museum.

Although located in Los Angeles County, Whittier is less than a 30-minute drive to Anaheim. Consequently, a large array of very popular attractions in both the Los Angeles and Orange County regions are easily accessible from Whittier. Some of these include the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Knott's Berry Farm & Knott's Soak City in Buena Park, Universal Studios in Hollywood, and the Los Angeles Zoo.

Interesting Facts/Historic Building & Places
Interesting Facts/Historic Building & Places


Area Listings

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Updated: 13th November, 2019 5:43 PM.