Geography

El Segundo is located in Los Angeles county on the Santa Monica Bay, incorporated on January 18, 1917. The city earned its name (which means "the second" in Spanish) as it was the site of the second Standard Oil refinery on the West Coast, later to be renamed Chevron. The north and south boundaries of the town are Los Angeles International Airport and Manhattan Beach, with the Pacific Ocean as the western boundary, with a total area of 5.5 square miles.   


Demographics


Why El Segundo?

In 2006, El Segundo won an Eddy award for being the most business-friendly city in L.A. County.

El Segundo has its own beach, as well as three public pools, including two outdoor pools open only during the summer months. The El Segundo Parks and Rec staff are the basis for the hit NBC program Parks and Rec. El Segundo has two full-sized turf fields open to the public.