With over 70 miles of pristine Pacific Ocean coastline, it’s no surprise that Los Angeles County is home the largest seaport complex in the United States. In fact, the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach take care of more than a quarter of the container traffic in our nation. These seaports aren’t just necessary for commercial purposes; the Port of Los Angeles is one of the largest cruise ship ports on the West Coast. Over a million passengers use this port to access cruise ships for adventurous voyages around the world.
Los Angeles County is home to approximately 9,962,789 California residents. If you think that sounds like an incredible number of people, you are correct! Los Angeles County is the most populated county in the United States. You can imagine how important transportation is when you’re trying to move around that many people. Los Angeles County handles it smoothly with the help of The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Authority (METRO).
The METRO has a service area of over 1,433 square miles. They take customer service seriously and provide payment options and a trip planner for residents that use their services. Those traveling by air make use of one of the major airports in the county. Larger airports include Long Beach Municipal Airport, Bob Hope Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and L.A./Palmdale Regional Airport. There are four city airports and five county airports that residents use in addition to the larger airports.
The Los Angeles County Office of Education serves the students of this county. The Los Angeles County Office of Education is comprised of 80 individual school districts. This county is a popular choice for those seeking a higher education due to the 25 universities here.
Los Angeles County is a diverse paradise of landscapes and cultural celebrations. There are mountains, lakes, forests, deserts, rivers, and beaches. Residents enjoy over 20 museums, several botanical gardens, amusement parks, national forests, and sports facilities. Whether you are looking for an urban lifestyle in the middle of all the action or a suburban single-family home in a more rural area, Los Angeles County has something for everyone.
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