Llano, California

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unincorporated community
Location within Los Angeles county
Location within Los Angeles county
Llano is located in USA
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 34°29′36″N 117°47′16″W / 34.49333°N 117.78778°W / 34.49333; -117.78778Coordinates: 34°29′36″N 117°47′16″W / 34.49333°N 117.78778°W / 34.49333; -117.78778
Country  United States of America
State  California
County Los Angeles
 • Total 112.90 sq mi (292.40 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,201
 • Density 11/sq mi (4.1/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP codes 93544
Area code(s) 661

Llano is an unincorporated community located in Los Angeles County, California, near the San Bernardino Countyline. The town has a population of about 1200.


Llano is located about 25 miles (40 km) southeast of Palmdale in the Antelope Valley portion of Southern California. The town of Pearblossom lies to the West, while the town of Pinon Hills lies to the East. Pearblossom Highway (State Route 138) runs through the heart of Llano and is its principal street.


This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Llano has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.[1]


  • Mayor: Billy Moses
  • Postal ZIP Code: 93544
  • County: Los Angeles
  • Population: 1201
  • Telephone area code: 661


Llano is a name derived from Spanish meaning "plain".[2]

Llano was once the home of English writer Aldous Huxley.

At the turn of the 20th century there were socialist colonies in Llano, the most notable being Job Harriman's Llano del Rio commune. The ruins of Llano del Rio are still extant along Highway 138 east of 165th Street East.

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ Climate Summary for Llano, California
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 188.