La Palma is a small community in the northern portion of Orange County
, California, covering 1.8 square miles with a population of 15,568 (2010 Census). It is surrounded by the Orange County Cities of Buena Park
, and the Los Angles County City of Cerritos
. It is a General Law City with Municipal Elections
held in November of even-numbered years.
The community is 520.2 acres residential, 88.5 acres commercial, 76.6 acres industrial, 170.8 acres public/institutional facilities, and 37 acres designated as parks and open space.