What Cities Makes Up the Palos Verdes Peninsula
So did you know that the Palos Verdes Peninsula is actually made up of 4 different cities. They are Palos Verdes Estates, Rancho Verdes Estates, Rolling Hills and Rolling Hills Estates. There are also 2 Los Angeles County areas on the Peninsula know as Westfield and Academy Hills.
The first city on the Palos Verdes Peninsula to incorporate was Palos Verdes Estates. This city incorporated in 1939 and soon after the areas of Monte Malaga, Malaga Cove, Valmonte and Lunada Bay all added their unique charm to this area.
Rancho Palos Verdes was the last city on the Peninsula to incorporate in 1973, and is the largest city on the Peninsula.
Rolling Hills estates is the third largest city on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It has a very rural atmosphere and contains some of the largest lots with many areas zoned as equestrian. It also has 6 city parks located within its area.
Rolling Hills is a privately gated equestrian community located on the scenic hills of the Peninsula. It incorporated in 1957 and is the smallest city with most of its lots being over one acre.
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Photo courtesy of Ernie Howlett Park located in Rolling Hills Estates.