Along with Duarte, its neighbor to the east, Monrovia occupies the northernmost territory in the San Gabriel Valley
region of Los Angeles County. It also borders Bradbury, Arcadia, Mayflower Village, and of course, the stunning San Gabriel Mountains. Monrovia has only about 2,600 residents per square mile, making it one of the least densely populated cities in the SGV, and indeed, in all of LA County. This is commensurate with the city's relative seclusion and suburban feel.
Like most areas abutting the San Gabriel Mountains, Monrovia exhibits a tucked-away, nature's cradle sort of vibe. It is also one of the very oldest municipalities in the county, which means that many of its homes are historic and that a 'Ye Olde' architectural aesthetic is both present and purposefully played up. Families will note that the entire Arcadia-Monrovia area is known for its high density of strong public schools. Primary access routes: the 210 and 605 freeways, as well as Huntington Drive and West Foothill Blvd.