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Llano is an unincorporated community located in Los Angeles County, California, near the San Bernardino County line. The town has a population of about 1,200.[citation needed]

Llano, California
Location within Los Angeles county
Location within Los Angeles county
Llano is located in the Los Angeles metropolitan area
Llano
Llano
Location within Greater Los Angeles
Llano is located in California
Llano
Llano
Location in California
Llano is located in the United States
Llano
Llano
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°29′36″N 117°47′16″W / 34.49333°N 117.78778°W / 34.49333; -117.78778Coordinates: 34°29′36″N 117°47′16″W / 34.49333°N 117.78778°W / 34.49333; -117.78778
Country United States of America
State California
County Los Angeles
Population
 • Total1,201
Time zoneUTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP codes
93544
Area code(s)661

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GeographyEdit

Llano is located about 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Palmdale in the Antelope Valley portion of Southern California. The town of Pearblossom lies to the west, while the town of Pinon Hills lies to the east.


Pearblossom Highway (as State Route 18), and Pearblossom Highway (as State Route 138) runs through the heart of Llano and is its 2 principal streets.

DetailsEdit

  • Postal ZIP code: 93544
  • County: Los Angeles
  • Population: 1201
  • Telephone area code: 661

HistoryEdit

Llano is a name derived from Spanish meaning "plain".[1]

Llano was once the home of English writer Aldous Huxley.[citation needed]

At the turn of the 20th century there were socialist colonies in Llano, the most notable being Job Harriman's Llano del Rio commune.[citation needed] The ruins of Llano del Rio are still extant along Highway 138 east of 165th Street East.

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 188.