Incorporated in 1888, Pomona is located in Los Angeles county and is part of the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana metropolitan area.
Pomona is located in Southern California, about 30 minutes west of the City of Los Angeles. Pomona is named after the the ancient Roman goddess of fruit. Pomona is home to California State Polytechnic University and the Los Angeles County fairgrounds.
Pomona receives the sunny dry weather for which Southern California is so famous. July and August are the warmest months of the year with average daily temperatures in the 80s. The winter months see average daily temperatures in the 60s.