Population of Glendora, California: 51,000
Elevation of Glendora, California: 774’
Excellent schools and a mild mediterranean climate are what attract most people to move to Glendora, California, but it has so much more to offer! Incorporated in 1911, the city of Glendora has a charming downtown Village which is home to lots of restaurants, bars and shops that retain most of its historic character and is consistently ranked as one of the most welcoming downtowns in Southern California! Located less than one hour northeast of Los Angeles, one hour from LAX, 20 minutes from Ontario Airport and 25 minutes from Orange County, Glendora’s charm is easily accessible to all Southern California has to offer. Drive a little further and you’re in Big Bear for skiing, Lake Arrowhead for summertime fishing, or any of the beaches in Los Angeles or Orange County. In its own backyard, Glendora enjoys direct access to Dalton Canyon, lots of hiking and mountain biking trails, equestrian facilities, and the San Gabriel Mountains, as well as the South Hills Park bordering the 210 freeway. The Glendora Country Club offers world class golfing and dining, Rubel Castle offers a piece of history, and the Glendora Botanic Garden has something for the plant lovers. The City of Glendora is well organized and runs wonderful library and recreation programs all year long. In the middle of multiple institutions of higher education, Glendora benefits from being in the midst of Cal Poly Pomona, the Claremont Colleges, Azusa Pacific University, and the University of La Verne. Glendora Unified School District has Gold Ribbon and California Distinguished Schools and is consistently ranked at the top of California Schools and nationwide.