Incorporated in 1914, the City of Beverly Hills is located in the middle of Los Angeles County, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Santa Monica and Culver City.
Within its 5.7 square mile radius, Beverly Hills has about 34,000 residents with a business and commercial base that ranks next to cities with a population of several hundred thousand; the daytime population is estimated to be 150,000 to 200,000.
As a full-service community, police, fire, water treatment, sewer, refuse collection and building inspections, among other services, are provided directly by the City. Beverly Hills has its own school district with a reputation for some of the best schools in the nation.
Beverly Hills is internationally known for its luxurious neighborhoods, world-class shopping and hotels and strong ties to the high-end retail and entertainment industries.