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Torrance, California
City of Torrance
Torrance Beach with the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the background.
Torrance Beach with the Palos Verdes Peninsula in the background.
Flag of Torrance, California
Flag
Official seal of Torrance, California
Seal
Motto(s): 
"A Balanced City"
Location of Torrance in the County of Los Angeles
Location of Torrance in the County of Los Angeles
Torrance, California is located in the United States
Torrance, California
Torrance, California
Location in the contiguous United States
Coordinates: 33°50′05″N 118°20′29″W / 33.83472°N 118.34139°W / 33.83472; -118.34139Coordinates: 33°50′05″N 118°20′29″W / 33.83472°N 118.34139°W / 33.83472; -118.34139
Country  United States
State  California
County Los Angeles
Incorporated May 12, 1921[1]
Named for Jared Sidney Torrance
Government
 • Type Council-manager[2]
 • City council[3] Mayor Patrick J. Furey
George K. Chen
Milton S. Herring, I
Tim Goodrich
Mike Griffiths
Geoffrey Rizzo
Aurelio Cesare Mattucci
 • City treasurer Dana Cortez[3]
 • City clerk Rebecca Poirier[3]
Area
 • Total 20.55 sq mi (53.23 km2)
 • Land 20.48 sq mi (53.04 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.19 km2)  0.37%
Elevation 89 ft (27 m)
Population
 (2010)[6]
 • Total 145,438
 • Estimate 
(2016)[7]
147,195
 • Rank 8th in Los Angeles County
39th in California
171st in the United States
 • Density 7,187.96/sq mi (2,775.25/km2)
Time zone UTC−8 (Pacific)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP Codes
90501–90510
Area codes 310/424
FIPS code 06-80000
GNIS feature IDs 1652802, 2412087
Website www.torranceca.gov