East Los Angeles (often shortened to East L.A.) is an unincorporated area located in Los Angeles County, California, United States that is bounded by the city of Los Angeles to the west and north, the cities of Montebello and Monterey Park to the east, and the city of Commerce to the south. As of the 2000 census, this region had a total population of 124,283. East Los Angeles is represented by Gloria Molina in the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Web Sites and Links
Community History in Words and Pictures: East Los AngelesHistory, extensive FAQ with related links, history materials search, and image gallery.
East Los Angeles LibraryContact information and hours of service.
East Los Angeles Library: Chicano Resource CenterBackground information, links to related sites, and contact information.
ELAnetLocally based web site designed to connect residents to County government programs and services available in the East Los Angeles area. Community information, links to related sites, shuttle information and map. Information also available in Spanish.