The Rio Hondo Community College District encompasses several communities in the southeast section of Los Angeles County and San Gabriel Valley. It is a dynamic urban and suburban area that also includes commercial, industrial, educational institutions, and enterprises. The primary communities are El Monte, Whittier, South El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, and Los Nietos. The nearby communities of Norwalk, La Mirada, Downey, La Puente, and the City of Industry are also an integral part of the College District. The area provides easy access to cultural, recreational, and diverse ethnic and cultural opportunities.
El Monte – https://www.ci.el-monte.ca.us
Whittier – https://www.cityofwhittier.org
South El Monte – http://www.ci.south-el-monte.ca.us
Pico Rivera – http://www.pico-rivera.org
Santa Fe Springs – https://www.santafesprings.org