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10 Interesting And Obscure Facts About Rolling Hills, California, United States

Rolling Hills is a city on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Take a look below for 10 interesting and obscure facts about Rolling Hills, California, United States.

1. Rolling Hills is a gated community with private roads with three entry gates.

2. Homes are single-story 19th century California ranch or Spanish haciendas exemplified by architect Wallace Neff. Incorporated in 1957, Rolling Hills maintains a rural and equestrian character, with no traffic lights, multi-acre lots with ample space between homes, and wide equestrian paths along streets and property lines.

3. Rolling Hills has the third highest median house value in the United States.

4. Homes are required to have white exterior paint.

5. Homeowners are also required to maintain horse property on their lots, or at minimum keep land where stalls could be built.

6. The community was developed by A. E. Hanson, who also developed Hidden Hills.

7. Residents work, shop, attend school, and obtain other services in the other towns on the Palos Verdes Peninsula as the only commercially zoned land within the city is occupied by the Rolling Hills City Hall and Rolling Hills Community Association. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,860, down from 1,871 at the 2000 census.

8. The city borders Rolling Hills Estates to the north and Rancho Palos Verdes on all other sides (including the empty Portuguese Bend landslide area to the south).

9. Rolling Hills is located at 33°45′34″N 118°20′30″W (33.759350, −118.341550).

10. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all land.

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