El Segundo

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El Segundo


el-segundoEl Segundo is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. El Segundo, from Spanish, means The Second in English. Located on the Santa Monica Bay, it was incorporated on January 18, 1917, and part of the South Bay Cities Council of Governments. The population was 16,654 at the 2010 census, up from 16,033 at the 2000 census.

History
The El Segundo and Los Angeles coastal area was first settled by the Tongva (or Gabrieleños) and Chumash Native American tribes hundreds of years ago. The area was once a part of Rancho Sausal Redondo (“Round Willow Patch Ranch”). Rancho Sausal Redondo extended from Playa Del Rey in the North to Redondo Beach in the South. Originally a Mexican land grant owned by Antonio Ygnacio Avila, the rancho was later purchased by a Scottish baronet named Sir Robert Burnett. After his return to Scotland, the property was purchased by then current manager of the rancho, Daniel Freeman. Daniel Freeman sold portions of the rancho to multiple owners. George H. Peck owned the 840 acres (3.4 km2) of land the Chevron Refinery now sits on. Peck also developed land in neighboring El Porto where a street still stands to his name. The city earned its name (“the second” in Spanish) as it was the site of the second Standard Oil refinery on the West Coast (the first was at Richmond in Northern California), when Standard Oil of California purchased the 840 acres (3.4 km2) of farm land in 1911.
El Segundo and Standard Oil Refinery, c. 1924
The company was renamed Chevron in 1984, and the El Segundo refinery will soon enter its second century of operation. The city was incorporated in 1917.
SBD Dauntless dive bombers being built in the Douglas Aircraft Factory, El Segundo.
The Douglas Aircraft Company plant in El Segundo was one of the major aircraft manufacturing facilities in California during World War II. It was one of the major producers of SBD Dauntless dive bombers, which achieved fame in the Battle of Midway. The facility, now operated by Northrop Grumman, is still an aircraft plant.

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  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,499 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,003 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Days on market: 1
  2. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,085 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,657 sqft
    Year built: 1952
    Days on market: 6
  3. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,020 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,399 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 12
  4. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,522 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,030 sqft
    Year built: 2009
    Days on market: 32
  5. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,940 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,500 sqft
    Year built: 1985
    Days on market: 35
  6. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 981 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,480 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Days on market: 48
  7. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 2,919 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,000 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Days on market: 49
  8. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,079 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,874 sqft
    Year built: 1947
    Days on market: 67
  9. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,050 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,276 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 74
  10. 5 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,144 sqft
    Year built: 2017
    Days on market: 76

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