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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
Unincorporated community
Location within Los Angeles county
Location within Los Angeles county
Llano, California is located in the US
Llano, California
Llano, California
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 (2000)
 • Total 1,201
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
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 (State Route 138) runs through the heart of Llano and is its principal street.

ClimateEdit

The region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Llano has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[1]

DetailsEdit

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

HistoryEdit

Llano is a name derived from Spanish meaning "plain".[2]

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. ^ Climate Summary for Llano, California
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 188.