The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Monrovia (California)
MONROVIA, Cal., town in Los Angeles County, on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, about 19 miles east of the city of Los Angeles and 10 miles east by south of Pasadena. It has a healthful climate and a beautiful situation near the southern border of the San Gabriel National Forest. It has extensive fruit-growing interests and is a thriving progressive town with modern improvements. Pop. 1,600.