Los Angeles County in California encompasses diversity in all of its forms. Geographically, Los Angeles County offers 70 miles of coastline along the Pacific Ocean, as well as majestic mountain ranges, valleys, forests, islands, tranquil lakes, rushing rivers, and dry desert landscaping. But with a population exceeding ten million across 4,083 square feet of territory, the people are as diverse as the land on which they live. In fact, Los Angeles County is the most populous county in the United States.
There are 80 school districts in Los Angeles County. Within Los Angeles County are 510 high schools, 422 middle schools, 1395 elementary schools, 332 charger schools, and 1350 private schools. For extended education, Los Angeles County is home to 68 colleges and universities.
There are a number of airports throughout Los Angeles County, including LAX (Los Angeles International Airport), Long Beach Municipal Airport, Bob Hope Airport, LA/Palmdale Regional Airport, and a total of nine city and county airports, as well as portions of airports belonging to Edwards Air Force Base and Air Force Plant 42.
Passenger rail services in Los Angeles County are provided by Amtrak, LA Metro Rail, and Metrolink.
Los Angeles County is also the most important port, as well as the largest in the country for the combined seaports of Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach.
Los Angeles County enjoys 283 sunny days per year, with only 32 days with measurable precipitation. The area receives around 16 inches of rain annually, but no snow. Average summer temps are around 85 degrees, with winter lows about 44 degrees.
Also residing in Los Angeles County are 19 lakes and reservoirs, as well as portions of Angeles National Forest, Los Padres National Forest, and Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. There are also 23 museums, and five amusement parks.
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