About 10 miles from downtown L.A. and just over 20 miles from Orange County, Montebello is a great location for homebuyers who commute within the region. Top employers in the city include Kaiser Permanente, the local school district and the local mall. Students in Montebello are served by the Montebello Unified School District. Among the many public schools in the district is the Applied Technology Center, a state-of-the-art technical training school. The city also is home to several private and religious schools. For higher education, there are more than 130 universities and colleges within 50 miles of Montebello, including East Los Angeles College, Occidental College and Azusa Pacific University. The city, comprised of less than 9 square miles, boasts some 20,000 trees and has been designated as a Tree City U.S.A since 1991.

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Montebello - meaning "beautiful mountain" in Italian - is a city of some 64,000 people in Southern California's San Gabriel Valley. The city, located in Los Angeles County, has a healthy inventory of single-family residences, condos and town houses with an average sale price lower than that of the county as a whole. With homes both large and small in a variety of ages and styles, homebuyers looking to settle in the greater Los Angles area will find many options in Montebello.

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