History of Glendora

Nestled in the Foothills of California majestic San Gabriel Mountian Range, Glendora is a picturesque and vibrant community. Incorporated as a city in 1911. Glendora, by the mile stretch of historic Route 66 provides a major thoroughfare for residents of Glendora and neighboring cities.


During the early 20th Century, Route 66 was thriving and the only highway linking Chicago to LA, like that song says. Today Glendora is a progressive and modernized city that still cherishes it old-fashioned values. From Glendora you can reach Los Angeles, Pacific Ocean beaches, Mt. Baldy village, and the desert within an hour on the freeways.