Officially incorporated in 1913, San Gabriel is a city in Los Angeles County, California. It was the original township of LA County in 1852 and is named after San Gabriel Arcangel. Known as “A city with a Mission,” San Gabriel’s population was just under 40,000 as of the 2010 census.
Prior to Spanish settlement, San Gabriel was inhabited by members of the Native American Tongva Tribe. Now referred to as the “Pride of the California Missions,” the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel is a booming cultural arts center. Former governor Pio Pico was baptized at the mission.
In 2010, San Gabriel was approximately 61% Asian, 25% White, 1% African-American and 26% Hispanic or Latino. The median household income was just over $56,000, and just over 13% of San Gabriel’s population was living below the poverty level. San Gabriel is part of California’s 27th congressional district and is represented by Democrat Judy Chu.
Recreationally, San Gabriel is home to the Adult Recreation Center and Senior Center, Grapevine Park and Arbor, Parks Office of the Parks and Recreation Department, San Gabriel Historical Association, San Gabriel Mission Playhouse, Smith Park and Pool and Vincent Lugo Park.
Notable employers in the city of San Gabriel include the San Gabriel Medical Center, 99 Ranch Market, San Gabriel Superstore, Five Star Seafood Restaurant, Ivy Creek Healthcare and Wellness Center, SGV HealthCare Inc., Vista Cove Care Center, Tender Care Home Health, Hawaii Supermarket, San Gabriel Country Club, Pine Grove Healthcare & Wellness Center, 168 Market and Mission Lodge Sanitarium.
Educationally, San Gabriel boasts Calvin Coolidge Elementary School, McKinley Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School, Washington Elementary School, Wilson Elementary School, Jefferson Middle School, Del Mar High School, San Gabriel High School and Gabrielino High School, one of the most prominent high schools in the state.
The Alhambra Superior Courthouse is located at 150 W Commonwealth Avenue in Alhambra, California, 91801.