San Gabriel Valley

The San Gabriel Valley in Southern California is a region of Los Angeles County. Stretching from Pasadena to Pomona at the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains to the north, the valley encompasses numerous suburban communities to the northeast of Downtown Los Angeles.


Map of San Gabriel Valley

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Get in

Several major freeways criss-cross the San Gabriel Valley. I-210 cuts across the foothill communities of the valley, connecting to the San Fernando Valley to the west and San Bernardino to the east. I-10 and CA-60 run through the middle of the valley between Downtown Los Angeles and the Inland Empire. I-605 and CA-57 run north-south through the valley, linking to Long Beach and Orange County, respectively. Further west, CA-110 links Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena.

A couple of rail lines serve the San Gabriel Valley. The regional rail service Metrolink runs the San Bernardino Line between Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles and San Bernardino, which passes through much of the San Gabriel Valley and stops in El Monte, Baldwin Park, Covina, Pomona, and Claremont. The line runs nearly every hour on the weekdays, with some weekend service. Further north, the frequent Metro Gold Line light rail service connects Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena, continuing east along I-210 through Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale, and Azusa.

Get around

Several main freeways run through this area, including the I-210, I-10, I-605, and CA-60. As for mass transit, most of the San Gabriel Valley (or SGV) is serviced by either Foothill Transit or Metro for buses, or the Metro Gold Line on the north side of the valley between Pasadena and Azusa, with an extension to Montclair in the works.

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