San Jose Township, Los Angeles County, California

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Coordinates: 34°04′40″N 117°46′34″W / 34.07778°N 117.77611°W / 34.07778; -117.77611

Historical population
Census Pop.

San Jose Township was a defunct township in Los Angeles County, California. It existed prior to the abolition of townships in California, and appeared as a subdivision of Los Angeles County in the 1860, 1870 and 1880 U.S. Censuses. Its area encompassed Rancho San Jose, the eastern portions of the county drained by San Jose Creek, including what is now the cities of Pomona, Claremont and Walnut.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Census Bureau. "Population of the United States in 1860: California" (PDF).
  2. ^ "1880 Census: Volume 1. Statistics of the Population of the United States" (PDF).
  3. ^ Paul R. Spitzzeri (Fall 2007). "What a Difference a Decade Makes: Ethnic and Racial Demographic Change in Los Angeles County during the 1860s" (PDF). Branding Iron.