El Monte CA Digital Map Wrap

On behalf of the The El Monte Chamber of Commerce, it’s our pleasure to present you with the El Monte California Community Guide and Map.

Chamber Welcome

Nestled in one of the fastest growing areas of the San Gabriel Valley, El Monte and South El Monte have transformed into two of the most flourishing communities in Southern…

City of El Monte History

El Monte’s first permanent residents arrived in 1849-50, a time when thousands of prospectors and immigrant pioneers came to California seeking gold. Few found wealth in the gold, but some…

City of South El Monte

South El Monte once served as a watering hole and campsite for Shoshone Indians and explorers in the area. Modern history began with the arrival of the first settlers, the…

Economic Development

In many ways, El Monte and South El Monte are as distinct as any two neighboring cities, alike in name but with separate histories, cultures and governments. But with all…

Transportation and Location

Serving as the transportation hub of the San Gabriel Valley region, El Monte and South El Monte boast a quintessential location approximately 12 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in…

Dining and Lodging

The list of dining establishments in the El Monte and South El Monte areas is substantial, spanning just about every culinary specialty. With everything from casual to fine dining, El…