Monrovia is a growing city of nearly 40,000 residents which distinguishes itself from other communities with its dynamic small-town charm and collection of high-tech industry. All the warmth of Southern California and the advantages of a gorgeous natural environment unite to create a place that is at once beautiful, historic, cultural, economically diverse and inviting.
In 1995-1996, Monrovia was recognized as an All-America City by the National Civic League. The City’s vibrant economy fosters enhanced job creation while a commitment to revitalization and development ensures that Monrovia maintains its attractive neighborhoods. Visitors are encouraged to experience all that Monrovia has to offer: a welcoming community, the brilliant California backdrop and the promise for a prosperous future. Moreover, the city has been used for filming TV shows, movies and commercials.
The city is home to Old Town Monrovia which is the heart of the city and has won the San Gabriel Valley’s Reader’s Choice Award as favorite city in the county.